Basic Teriyaki Sauce

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on August 16, 2006.



Basic Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1/2 cup shoyu
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Pressed garlic, to taste


  • 1 piece ginger, grated
  • 1 Hawaiian chili pepper, seeded and minced
  • Dash of sesame oil


  1. Combine all ingredients and use as a marinade for short ribs, chicken, hamburger, meat jun, Spam musubi, or fish.

Makes about 1/2 cup.

Approximate nutrient analysis per tablespoon serving:
40 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, greater than 1100 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 1 g protein


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