Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Excellent on chicken

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, sugar, mirin, sake, garlic and gingerroot.
  2. Cook over medium high heat 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, blend water and cornstarch.
  4. Stir constarch mixture into soy sauce mixture.
  5. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
  6. Strain sauce.
  7. Keep at room temperature for up to 24 hours.
  8. Refrigerate.
Most Helpful

Yakitori is Japanese for chicken on a skewer, but the sauce is far superior to BBQ sauce for roast/BBQ chicken or pork. Try it, you'll like it.

Andrew Allison June 25, 2015

Simple to make. gives great flavor to pork or chicken. thanks for sharing

School Chef March 19, 2009