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: 10 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 10 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 13 Protein 2
Yield 1/2 cup 1x


  • 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.

Tips & Notes

  • Nutrition information does not include sriracha or cornstarch.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Calories: 56 Sugar: 10 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 13 Fiber: 0 Protein: 2
Author: Lee HershCategory: SauceMethod: No BakeCuisine: Asian

Keywords: gomemade teriyaki sauce

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