This Best Teriyaki Sauce recipe is a tangy marinade I use for making beef teriyaki and grilled beef skewers. The ingredients all come together in minutes to make a marinade that adds wonderful flavor to the meat.
If you have ever wondered, how to make your own teriyaki sauce, today is your lucky day.
This Homemade Teriyaki sauce marinade can also be used for ribeye, flank steak, and chicken. It’s also really good with these BBQ Beef Skewers and it makes a great teriyaki sauce for salmon.
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty meat marinade to put together quickly.
It is really easy to put together a teriyaki beef marinade with just a few ingredients that you likely have in your pantry. This marinade works for many cuts of beef and you can change up the flavor by just substituting a few ingredients.
The basic recipe calls for soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. Then by adding a few more ingredients you can change up the marinade profile. It is best to marinate meat a few hours or a day before for the best results.
I suggest making it in a large mason jar or a bowl with a spout for easy pouring.
What is Teriyaki Sauce Made of?
For this homemade teriyaki sauce marinade, the main ingredients are:
Soy Sauce –Soy sauce makes a wonderful base for any marinate. I prefer low sodium because you can always add salt.
Ginger – While you can use fresh ginger for this recipe, I typically use ground ginger from my spice rack. It adds wonderful flavor and aroma.
Garlic– Most marinades have garlic and I love using the minced garlic in a jar. I keep it in my refrigerator and it saves time not having to peel and crush the garlic. The tubed garlic works well too.
For more great recipes ideas:
- Grilled Beef Skewers The perfect beef dish to use this marinade! Absolutely delicious!
- Easy Homemade Steak Marinade – my favorite marinade for beef steaks.
- Skillet Pork Chops – Made with dijon mustard and sweet onions, this is a favorite and they taste wonderful
- Ground Beef Stroganoff – An easy stovetop dinner that is ready in about 30 minutes.
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Best Teriyaki Marinade Recipe
1. Mix all ingredients in a jar or bowl. 2. pour over meat for the marinade. 3. Keep unused portion in refrigerator If you want a thicker sauce, add 1 tablespoon of corn starch to 1 tablespoon of water. Add mixture the marinade and blend well.
1. Mix all ingredients in a jar or bowl.
2. pour over meat for the marinade.
3. Keep unused portion in refrigerator
If you want a thicker sauce, add 1 tablespoon of corn starch to 1 tablespoon of water. Add mixture the marinade and blend well.
Make the sauce ahead of time and keep in your refrigerator. It will keep for about a month in a sealed container. It’s great for lots fo meats.
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