gluten free teriyaki sauce

Easy Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious and versatile sauce that’s also gluten-free, this easy homemade teriyaki sauce is the perfect addition to your kitchen. With a blend of savory, sweet, and tangy flavors, this sauce is ideal for marinating, stir-frying, or as a dipping sauce. Ready in just 10 minutes, it’s a quick and simple way to elevate your meals without any gluten.

Why You’ll Love This Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce

  • Quick & Easy: Ready in just 10 minutes with minimal ingredients.
  • Gluten-Free: Perfect for those with gluten sensitivities or allergies.
  • Versatile: Use it as a marinade, glaze, or dipping sauce.
  • Delicious: A perfect balance of sweet, savory, and tangy flavors.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (or arrowroot powder)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)

How to Make Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce

  1. Prepare the Ingredients: Mince the garlic and grate the ginger.
  2. Mix the Sauce: In a small bowl, combine tamari, water, maple syrup (or honey), and rice vinegar. Stir well.
  3. Cook the Sauce: In a small saucepan, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and grated ginger. Sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Thicken the Sauce: Pour the tamari mixture into the saucepan. In a separate small bowl, mix cornstarch with a tablespoon of water to make a slurry. Add the slurry to the saucepan.
  5. Simmer: Stir continuously until the sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Finish: Remove from heat and stir in toasted sesame seeds if using.

Variations and Tips

  • Spicy Teriyaki: Add a teaspoon of sriracha or red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
  • Sweeter Sauce: Increase the maple syrup or honey to 1/3 cup if you prefer a sweeter sauce.
  • Soy-Free Option: Substitute tamari with coconut aminos for a soy-free version.
  • Thicker Sauce: If you prefer a thicker sauce, increase the cornstarch slurry.

How to Store Gluten Free Teriyaki Sauce

Store your gluten-free teriyaki sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. Shake well before using, as the ingredients may settle.

Easy Gluten-Free Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: SauceCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes
Calories

50

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (or arrowroot powder)

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Directions

  • Prepare the Ingredients: Mince the garlic and grate the ginger.
  • Mix the Sauce: In a small bowl, combine tamari, water, maple syrup (or honey), and rice vinegar. Stir well.
  • Cook the Sauce: In a small saucepan, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and grated ginger. Sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Thicken the Sauce: Pour the tamari mixture into the saucepan. In a separate small bowl, mix cornstarch with a tablespoon of water to make a slurry. Add the slurry to the saucepan.
  • Simmer: Stir continuously until the sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Finish: Remove from heat and stir in toasted sesame seeds if using.

Notes

  • Enjoy this easy and flavorful gluten free teriyaki sauce in your favorite dishes!

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