Do-it-yourself Teriyaki Sauce | Barefeet within the Kitchen

Straightforward, home made Teriyaki Sauce is a dinner-saver on busy weeknights. With a batch of this sauce at hand, you’ll have a flavor-filled dinner on the desk in only a few minutes.

To cite my buddy Jenn, this put up is actually all in regards to the sauce. The rooster is scrumptious, however the star right here is the teriyaki sauce.

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce is a winner

What’s Teriyaki Sauce?

Teriyaki sauce is a candy and salty sauce utilized in Japanese dishes as a glaze, marinade, and cooking sauce for meat, fish, and veggies.

Teriyaki sauce leaves a good looking sticky glaze on no matter you prepare dinner with it – making it ultimate for tender morsels of rooster.

The salty savory soy sauce coupled with wealthy brown sugar and spicy floor ginger give this sauce a style and texture that’s palms down higher than something you possibly can carry residence in a bottle from the grocery retailer.

One other key (not so secret) ingredient on this teriyaki sauce is Hoisin Sauce.

Hoisin sauce incorporates soy, pink chiles, sugar, vinegar, and garlic and is thick in texture. It brings a depth of taste to this teriyaki sauce that’s so good I doubt I’ll ever make one other teriyaki sauce once more.

If my buddy Jenn ever writes a sauce cookbook, I will probably be first in line to purchase it. Her teriyaki sauce is ideal. It’s the greatest teriyaki sauce I’ve ever tasted.

Chicken with Teriyaki Sauce

How you can Make Teriyaki Sauce

Certain, you should buy a jar on the grocery retailer. And in a pinch, it should work simply superb. However when you’ve tried home made? You would possibly by no means wish to purchase it once more.

Making teriyaki sauce at residence is so simple as whisking just a few substances in a saucepan and heating all of it till thickened and warmed via.

On this recipe, I make the sauce first then add it to cooked rooster.

Some recipes additionally name for the sauce for use to deglaze a pan on the finish of cooking the meat. This works nicely that method too.

I’ve made this straightforward rooster dinner extra instances than I can depend up to now ten years. It’s a splendidly straightforward dinner that everybody in my household enjoys.

Serve it with rice and veggies any evening of the week or, if you happen to’re within the temper for a full Japanese unfold, alongside some Tempura Shishito Peppers or sushi.

Chicken with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Hoisin Sauce

In a small saucepan, whisk collectively soy sauce, Hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, floor ginger, sesame oil, garlic powder, and water till nicely mixed.

Carry every part to a boil after which cut back warmth to a simmer simply till the sauce thickens. Take away from the warmth and permit to chill.

Are you as enthusiastic about this sauce as I’m but? Should you can’t get sufficient teriyaki in your life then oh boy have I received some extra recipes that you must strive.

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Salsa is a lightweight and satisfying meal that’s excellent for summer season. Once I’m after a fast weeknight dinner I do know I can’t go fallacious with Teriyaki Chicken with Pineapple served over rice.

Whereas not technically teriyaki, Sweet and Sour Ham Balls Stir-Fry is a equally flavored meal that I made upon listening to my buddy Rebecca describe it in all its candy, bitter, savory glory. I attempted it and couldn’t consider how great it tasted.

Chicken with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Cook dinner’s Observe: The recipe beneath makes a small quantity of sauce. It’s lots for this recipe, however I usually double it if I wish to have additional.

Any leftover sauce will preserve for 2-3 weeks within the fridge, so it’s an important condiment to have within the fridge for a lightning quick dinner choice.

Teriyaki Chicken

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Servings: 4

  • In a small saucepan, whisk all of the teriyaki substances collectively till nicely mixed. Carry every part to a boil after which cut back warmth to a simmer simply till the sauce thickens. Take away from the warmth and permit to chill.

  • In a skillet, over medium-high warmth, heat the oil and add half of the rooster items. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook dinner the rooster till the meat is not pink, turning the items as wanted.

  • When the meat is cooked via, take away to a bowl subsequent to the range. Repeat the cooking course of with the remaining rooster. When the entire cooked rooster is within the bowl, pour the teriyaki sauce over it. Toss nicely to coat. Get pleasure from!

Calorie depend displays the sauce by itself. The rooster isn’t included within the dietary data.

Energy: 58kcal · Carbohydrates: 11g · Protein: 1g · Fats: 1g · Sodium: 570mg · Potassium: 31mg · Sugar: 9g · Calcium: 7mg · Iron: 0.3mg

{initially printed 11/28/11 – recipe notes and pictures up to date 2/3/21}

Chicken with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
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