What Is a Quick Teriyaki Sauce Recipe?

What Is a Quick Teriyaki Sauce Recipe?

What Is a Quick Teriyaki Sauce Recipe?

Teriyaki sauce uses ingredients such as soy sauce, ginger and garlic powder. The ingredients are combined and cooked to make a thick, sweet sauce anyone can whip up in only a few minutes.

Teriyaki Sauce

All that is needed for this recipe are a few ingredients and a medium saucepan. With minor adjustments, it can be made more or less sweet or spicy, if desired.

Prep Time: 1 min.

Cook Time: 5 min.

Ready In: 6 min.


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 5 tbsp. packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch

Step 1: Mix all the ingredients except the cornstarch in a medium saucepan and cook on the stove on medium heat.

Step 2: Mix the cornstarch with 1/4 cup cold water until smooth. Add the slurry to the sauce mixture and stir.

Step 3: Adjust the burners to medium heat, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until the sauce reaches the desired thickness.

For a thinner sauce, add a bit more water. For a spicy teriyaki sauce, add 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper.