Hibachi at Home
December 15, 2021

Benihana Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

Jason Farmer

Recipe for Benihana homemade teriyaki sauce. Benihana’s teriyaki sauce is used in several popular dishes, including teriyaki chicken and teriyaki steak. Popular at most hibachi and teppanyaki restaurants, this hibachi teriyaki sauce recipe will never disappoint!

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Benihana Teriyaki Sauce Recipe Document



1 cup (240 ml) Kikkoman soy sauce 

1/2 cup (120 ml) sake (Japanese rice wine) 

5 teaspoon (25 gram) ketchup 

1 cup (240 ml) mirin 

3 T (16 gram) apple juice 

1 pinch black pepper 

1 cup (200 gram) white sugar 

1/3 cup (42 gram) cornstarch 

1/2 cup (80 ml) water 


1. Whisk cornstarch and water together and set aside. 

2. Add soy, sake, ketchup, mirin, apple juice, pepper and sugar to a medium pot and stir until the sugar is dissolved. 

3. Heat over medium heat for 10 minutes. 

4. After 10 minutes, whisk cornstarch slurry again and slowly drizzle into the soy mixture. 

5. Simmer for 1-2 minutes over medium heat or until you achieve desired consistency. 

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