Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

No need to buy teriyaki sauce when you can make a homemade teriyaki sauce in your own kitchen! Bonus, this teriyaki marinade is healthy and gluten-free!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
Category: Sauce
Method: No Bake
Cuisine: Asian


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free option)
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • optional: 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • optional thickener: 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Place soy sauce, maple syrup, minced garlic, and ginger into a mason jar.
  2. Close the lid and shake until combined.
  3. Option to add heat if you like a little spice. We suggest adding sriracha by the teaspoon.
  4. To thicken: place sauce in a small saucepan and heat over medium/high heat. Once the sauce begins to bubble, add in 2 teaspoons of cornstarch and whisk until dissolved and the sauce has thickened.


  • Nutrition information does not include sriracha or cornstarch.


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 56
  • Sugar: 10
  • Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 13
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 2


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