Make this teriyaki sauce, then try our teriyaki salmon, aubergine teriyaki bowls and our favourite Japanese-inspired recipes.

A key ingredient in this recipe is mirin, a sweetened rice wine. Read our guide on what is mirin and where to buy it for more advice on purchasing this ingredient.


  • 100ml light soy sauce
  • 100ml mirin
  • 4 tbsp sugar


  • STEP 1

    Heat the soy, mirin and sugar in a small pan over a medium heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until just starting to thicken. It will keep in a sterilised jar for up to one month in the fridge. Use it to glaze salmon fillets, burgers, aubergines, chicken skewers or drizzle lightly over steamed vegetables to serve.

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