Easy, Thick Teriyaki Sauce (No Pineapple)

Total Time
2 mins
5 mins

Nice and thick, super easy and doesn't include pineapple. I love teriyaki chicken and I haven't been able to find a recipe that tastes like my favorite Japenese restaraunt's sauce. I'm not a huge fan of vinegar but it seems to be the secret ingredient-if the sauce is too sweet for your taste just add a little more vinegar and tamari. A little grated ginger gives it a really fresh taste if you have it available. You'll probably want to double the recipe if you like lots of sauce=)

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  1. In a small saucepan dissolve vinegar and brown sugar and tamari together.
  2. In a seperate bowl combine cornstarch and water.
  3. Stirring constantly add in the water mixture.
  4. Bring to a boil, let boil without stirring for about 2 minutes, or until sauce is as thick as you like.
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5 5

What a nice teriyaki sauce! It's quick, easy, and delicious. It was wonderful with grilled chicken. Thanks for sharing this nice keeper. Made for Spring PAC 2014.

5 5

LOVED THIS RECIPE!!!!!!Easy Quick and Way Better Flavour!!!I ended up adding a little more cornstarch with water to make it really thick,but overall recipe is exact!You nailed it GREAT JOB THIS IS DEFINITELY A STAPLE IN MY HOUSE!!!!

5 5

I think it's a crying shame that no one has ever rated this recipe! I wanted a table-side sauce like my local teriyaki shop and this was dead-on perfect. Once I got the hang of making it, I can whip up a batch in 15 minutes (I double all the measurements). Really good sauce. Thank you for the recipe!