Hi Michael! I tasted it before the meal was complete and it was “missing” something, a friend recommended ginger but I was out of that also. A must-keep Teriyaki Salmon recipe with an authentic Japanese homemade teriyaki sauce. I used Doragon Sake, Mirrin and Amoy Soy Sauce. Just like caramel (sugar and water), the mixture gets thicker as it cools down. Sake is very important in Japanese cooking, so I’d highly recommend to use. Hi Novi! Thank you!!! The last time I was in Japan was this past summer and I spend 2 summer months in Japan every year (my family lives in Yokohama). Hi Jennnifer! Thank you, Jerry S, Hi Jerry! It’s syrupy, but still more like liquid right? ð Hope you enjoy! You can make half portion with Â¼ cup (4 Tbsp) sake, Â¼ cup (4 Tbsp) mirin, Â¼ cup (4 Tbsp) soy sauce, 1/8 cup (2 Tbsp) sugar. I do use date syrup instead of sugar. Sorry I didn’t realise there’s a recipe note :\ apologies for the trouble! Hi Gina! Since the meaning of ‘teriyaki’ has been deviated by simply referring to a Japanese sauce outside of Japan, I’d just refer it as a sauce in this post. ok thanks Nami. May 9, 2014 - Soft and juicy chicken meatballs made with ground chicken, tofu, sweet bell peppers and tossed in teriyaki sauce. ð. In a nutshell, there is no one “perfect” teriyaki sauce that fits all kinds of recipes. Question: Iâm trying to go low(er) carb. It’s not the sauce’s name. Log in. Hi Jinnie! I have tweeked it a bit, though: I substitute brown sugar for the white sugar, although that was mostly becuase I was out of white sugar; and I prefer my sauce to be thicker, so I add a couple of tablespoons of corn starch (in a slurry) after it has simmered according to the recipe’s directions. Heat the cooking oil or butter in the frying pan and cook the chicken one side. justonecookbook.com. ©2021 Just One Cookbook, All Rights Reserved. Yellowtail Teriyaki, or Buri no Teriyaki, is a classic fish dish in Japan. ð. Hope this makes sense. Therefore I wrote both version with sake and water for mirin’s substitute…. Find your beloved teriyaki recipes using the authentic Japanese method here. Thanks so much for trying this recipe and I’m so glad you enjoyed it. Which one is it used for this recipe? I was thinking of putting it in a bottle ð And If I can, how long can I keep it in the fridge? You don’t have to, but classic teriyaki sauce requires mirin to be included, so soy sauce, sake, mirin. Is it normal for the sauce to harden after it cools down? Teriyaki chicken with steamed broccoli â One of my favourite slow cooker meals. Hi. Your email address will not be published. Homemade teriyaki is the best! I’m glad you like the recipe! water + 1 1/2 tsp. How wonderful that you sometimes host Japanese students! Regukar IR sweet? Hi Chit! Total of sugar will be 3.5 Tbsp. What type if sake do you use for your teriyaki sauce? Basically you need that kind of soy sauce. ð I’ve never tried using erythritol before. Savory and versatile, Teriyaki Sauce (ç
§ãç¼ãã®ãã) has been becoming the mainstay seasoning outside of Japan. Pinterest. Hi Alec! My family was very happy. ð Hope you enjoy the recipe! The sauce should be okay – if you’re worried, you can heat up and kill any possible germs before storing or reusing it. Pour the sauce to a sterilized jar and keep the jar open until cool. Thank you. Sauté your vegetables of choice until tender. This version of Teriyaki is better than the first. Just click on the Dietary box and youâll find all my gluten-free recipes. Aug 1, 2019 - Savory pan-seared teriyaki steak rolls with veggies and glazed with homemade teriyaki sauce. We don’t add corn starch or potato starch when we make this sauce in Japan (but you can, and sometimes we do to save time or extra thick sauce etc). Yes you can. Hi Gil! Adjust the amount of each condiment/ingredient according to what you are going to use teriyaki sauce for. I’m so sorry for the confusion. The one question I have is what brand and kind of Sake can I use without spending a lot of money and not buying cooking sake which has salt in it ? If you have sake: 4 Tbsp. ð Happy Holidays!! Hope this helps! Please read this post: https://www.justonecookbook.com/sake-mirin/, Hi, thank you for this recipe! Bring the Teriyaki Sauce to a boil in a frying pan to evaporate the alcohol (sake) for 15 seconds. In a separate recipe, namely the Chicken Teriyaki, in that one you mixed the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl without heating it then poured it with the chicken at the end of cooking. Hi Nami, I like to know how long I can keep the can of teriyaki sauce in the refrigerator, thank you. I think once the sauce cools off next day it will thicken up for sure but I was really blow away by the flavour! 3. Aww thank you so much for sharing your sweet stories! Please feel free to adjust the sweetness as you like, but remember that soy sauce is salty and needs some sweetness to balance it out. I made the sauce tonight and let it cool off while I prepared some sliced chicken thighs and a bunch of veggies to stir-fry. Hi Nami, can pregnant women eat the original recipe that uses sake/cooking wine? I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed this sauce and thank you for your kind feedback. Thank you. Without it, it can last longer.:). Can you please give any suggestions for a non-alcoholic recipe? Have fun cooking! Thanks Steve. How long will meat keep in teriyaki sauce? When you finish making teriyaki dish, I’d sprinkle it on top. The best way to look for a specific recipe or ingredient? However, i would like to clarify one thing though. Hi Nami. Alcohol cannot be consumed it my religion, so I need a recipe that dsoesn’t use sake and mirin but still has an authentic Japanese flavour. I recommend storing it in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 weeks. I’ve got it now âð»ï¸ You are the BEST! Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. first I add equal parts sake and mirin in pot with sugar to simmer for 5 minutes approx. When this happens, the sauce is ready to use. Make this classic Beef Teriyaki recipe, with tender steak that is grilled until slightly charred and glazed with a sweet-savory homemade teriyaki sauce. Thank you for your kind feedback! Are there regional differences? which is rare, but examples are sauces and dressings that don’t get cooked at all before consumption. I am happy that you asked because most Japanese home cooks actually make our own sauce at home. The recipe was originally suggesting 3 Tbsp. This looks great! Mar 3, 2018 - Classic Chicken Teriyaki prepared in the authentic Japanese cooking method. You sneak a little taste – the SMOKY, rich taste hits your tongue and you know you’re on to a winner. Glad to hear you like this recipe! Hi Cristina! According to my friend Nami at Just One Cookbook, teriyaki … I have a question about storing it. I have a huge bottle of mirin and don’t know how to use it. You can use corn starch (same amount). Sorry for my late response! So happy to hear you enjoy this recipe! Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken â An easy crock pot chicken with a homemade teriyaki sauce that takes just 10 minutes to get ready! Juicy and tender chicken is glazed in a flavorful homemade teriyaki sauce! Design by, Orange Teriyaki Chicken Wings 鶏手羽のオレンジ照り焼き, 17 Teriyaki Recipes You Must Make at Home. It’s very common equation for what we consider teriyaki style cooking so it should work. Thank you Lian! Yes, honey is great! Hi Darcy! Shop recommended products from Just One Cookbook on Amazon.com. Hi Dain! No problem. So happy to hear you and your family liked this teriyaki sauce recipe! If I substitute the sake for cooking sake, would it be an equal substitution? Has you or anyone else ever used erythritol in this recipe? The best part about homemade teriyaki sauce? Very helpfull and also very good explain all the recipes for ‘europeans or non japan people’ âð»ï¸âºï¸âºï¸ I have a question what is the different between TERIYAKI and YAKITORI sauce? This recipe is great and I have created it as well as used it, however I am curious. Hi Nami! Thanks so much for trying my recipe! It’s been several days since Oshogatsu… I found good article on this topic here: http://startcooking.com/marinating-101-an-introduction-to-marinating-beef-chicken-and-fish, Thanks! Thank you for this. That helps, I will give it a try. This keto teriyaki sauce will thicken up after refrigerating, but to bring it back to a liquidy viscosity, just warm up in the microwave for 5-10 seconds and it will be ready to be used again. Aww thank you so much for using my recipes in Colombia! In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Yellowtail Teriyaki, or Buri no Teriyaki ぶりの照り焼き, is a classic fish dish in Japan. Only 4 ingredients needed. Marinade the beef in the soy sauce and black pepper. so in total since i will not use miring, the sugar that i will use is 5 tablespoon?or the 2 tablespoon sugar is a brown sugar? Hi Lorn! I lost my other recipe and found this one which was closest to the one I had. I think because the ingredient gets salty and we do care about the flavor of the ingredients in our cooking. I hope you enjoy this sauce! Mar 31, 2020 - Teriyaki Sauce ç
§ãç¼ãã®ãã â¢ Just One Cookbook , Learn how to make delicious and easy homemade teriyaki sauce with this recipe. See more ideas about teriyaki, recipes, teriyaki recipe. My grocery store has a few types of sake, I didn’t buy any yet because I’m not sure which sake is suitable for cooking. The salmon turned out perfectly as did the chicken thighs. Juicy and tender chicken glazed in a flavorful homemade sauce, this classic Chicken Teriyaki prepared in the authentic Japanese cooking method will be on your dinner routine. Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select. That’s correct. We use this evaporating sake/mirin technique when we don’t want that alcohol smell in our cooking but need to rely on the taste and luster effect (in case of mirin). water + 1 1/2 tsp. Thank you for the very simple recipe for teriyaki sauce. It’s like one of those localized dishes that became so famous overseas that people think it’s actually from the original culture, like how orange chicken is attributed to China in the US. It sounds like yours got caramelized. Thanks! Would it be possible to use sugar substitute to those who are watching their weight….. instead of sugar? This is a great recipe thanks! ð, Hi Nami. Condiments. If you cook with food, the oil and flavors from food (like chicken) will mix with the sauce. Best of all, the teriyaki sauce can be whisked up in minutes and doubles â¦ I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. 1/4 cup Sugar. Hi Nami Wish you and your family a nice weekend Wanted to mention that the new layout is very nice. 2-3 weeks, but if you keep it well, one month should be okay. ð, I was looking for basics of teriyaki and you have cleared all my doubts. My teriyaki sauce is not thickening? I boiled the ingredients together in a saucepan then once boiling added the Sake. I am referring to the “Teriyaki Sauce” that people are calling (we don’t use this word in Japan). Slightly charred beef with homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce, easy Japanese dish to enjoy at home. Absolutely love your recipes!ãããã¨ããããã¾ã, I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed this recipe and thank you for your kind feedback! Can you subsitute katakuriko (potato starch) for the corn starch? Yakitori sauce is very thick, reduced A LOT, and add more ingredients besides condiments. Sake and mirin are very essential condiments in Japanese cooking (mentioned here: https://www.justonecookbook.com/sake-mirin/) and to make it authentic flavors I always use them in my recipes. How long will this teriyaki sauce keep in the refrigerator. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Is this common in Japan to marinate before cooking, and if so, how long to marinate? Chock full of savory soy sauce, sweet brown sugar, and bright mirin, this sauce is the perfect accompaniment to nearly any Asian dish. What’s in the sauce for Chicken Teriyaki?. You can use sake and mirin as long as it’s cooked for 1-2 minutes until alcohol is fully evaporated (just wave over the cooking liquid to see if you smell alcohol). Was this comment made before the sauce is cooled? I’m happy to hear you enjoy cooking Japanese food at home! ð Congratulations and have a happy pregnancy! Simple and elegant with the perfect glaze of teriyaki sauce. Thank you so much! Please adjust the amount as sweetness probably varies. I have a question, which one is a better substitute for sake, ryorishu or goseishu? Visit. Hey when i try to make teriyaki with equal parts Sake (Gekkeikan), Mirin, Soy Sauce and sugar to liking it comes out bitter every time!!! can i put instead of mirin one of my own favorites sake into the sauce? ð. I might want to make a larger amount to safe some time ð Greetings from Germany, Hi Helen! I couldn’t find the 3 types so sake in your web page, but I managed to find ryorishu in my supermarket so this week I’m trying the recipe with ryorishu. Cooking sake (ryorishu) is fine, but it includes other condiments like salt so it’s not pure sake (you can’t drink cooking sake). ð Mirin creates nice luster and texture to the sauce, but sugar and soy sauce can create similar flavor. So which portion is correct? Just want to make sure I get it right and would love to try it the way it is meant to taste. The instructions were easy to follow and it was delicious, Hi Jack! Then I tried to heat it up again and add more soy sauce and water because it tasted too overpowering the first time, and the sauce lost its sweetness. Nov 4, 2019 - Learn how to make easy homemade teriyaki sauce with authentic Japanese method! I used an AGED balsamic vinegar as a mirin substitute. Hi Nikita! It's also great for bento menu! Please read my disclosure policy for details. also fantastic. Or is it because i have not reduced it enough? Find your beloved teriyaki recipes using the authentic Japanese method here. ð, you can’t imagine how excited I m to find your recipe. ð It’s wonderful that you keep making the traditional chicken teriyaki since then! Make white or brown rice as directed, set to the side. This is my first time trying an authentic teriyaki sauce, and I’m kinda confused ð. Thanks for your feedback! You can always adjust the salt, later on before finishing, so you can reduce salt first, too. Jun 24, 2013 - On this Recipe Index page, you will find all my recipes displayed in different categories. How long does it stay fresh in the frig? I love your recipes!! Pour the Teriyaki Sauce and coat the chicken well with the sauce. 2 baby bok choy, thinly sliced. You can learn more about Sake in this post: https://www.justonecookbook.com/sake/. As seen on JustOneCookbook.com. ð. It’s different from dark soy sauce. sugar”. Hope this helps! sake + 2 Tbsp. As the sauce thickens, â¦ I like your oil because you can control the heat. Why? Today. Thank you for your kind feedback. Thanks so much for reading my blog! Just One Cookbook Today at 5:33 AM Make this classic Beef Teriyaki recipe, with tender steak that is gr ... illed until slightly charred and glazed with a sweet-savory homemade teriyaki sauce. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. I absolutely love this recipe, thank you for sharing. Thank you!! We have to try it one day.ð Thank you for sharing your cooking experience with us. I’m so happy to hear you like my recipes! There is non-alcoholic mirin here (See #4): https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/mirin/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/sake/. sugar. The marinate unless you wipe off burns as soon as it hits the pan. It’s so easy that you want to keep it on hand at all times. ð, I’m so happy I found your recipe for teriyaki Sauce me and my family loved it its so much better than store brought thank you, Hi Jasmine! And “teriyaki sauce” is different from “yakitori sauce”. ð. “Teri” (ç
§ã) means luster and “yaki” (ç¼ã) means grilled, broiled or pan-fried. If you don’t have sake or can’t drink sake: 4 Tbsp. Cook, 7-10 minutes until cooked through and well browned. It should not smell it by smelling the sauce. . Nov 2, 2013 - On this Recipe Index page, you will find all my recipes displayed in different categories. This is not your bottled sauce. Hi Margate! Hi Terry! This Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry is the perfect weeknight meal that is quick and easy to make, full of fresh veggies and tossed together in a delicious homemade teriyaki sauce! Hi Rosalee! I was wondering: can I use this sauce as a marinade? ð Your kind compliment means a lot to me! Hi Nami, I tried this and it is wayyyy better than any store bought teriyaki sauce. Hi Jenny! Hope that helps! I marinated extra firm tofu in the sauce, grilled it to get a crust, then brushed on more sauce and served it over rice ð My vegetarian brother in law loved it! Thank you so much for this recipe. I’d say Ryorishu æçé
– cooking sake. ð https://www.justonecookbook.com/soy-sauce/. Whether you cook the sauce in a pan alone or over the chicken, you need to cook the sauce. Cook on simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the sauce is thickened. When the food is prepared in “teriyaki” style, we season the food with soy sauce, sake, and mirin (and sometimes sugar). I love making sauces and anything humanly possible from scratch to avoid preservatives and unecessary ingredients, so I wanted the most authentic way to make it and I think I found it Thank you!!! Itâs a very good substitute and blends well with umami flavors. Thanks very much. Yours is sooooo much better, no comparison and easy to make. Ingredients. Will have to go shoppong! There is no standard “Teriyaki sauce” in Japan as everyone makes the sauce differently based on the recipe/ingredients. Am i suppose to still taste the alcohol after it is done? Hi Nami, How long can you keep the teriyaki sauce in the frig? Pour in soy Hi S Lai! Even the same recipe, we change up the portions! sugar for replacement. Yes, up to a week at most. Mentsuyu always have dashi in it, and it’s considered more like soup or dipping sauce rather than “sauce” over something. My great grandma’s recipe used homemade chicken stock instead of sake/mirin, and added ginger slices and granular garlic. I’m not too far “off” from life in Japan as I still go shopping and cook while I’m in Japan. I will also try it with honey instead of sugar. Can i use any other wine as substitute to sake and add sherry or chinese rice wine ? ð. I believe so too! i even share this with my in laws! Thanks so much for trying this recipe! Teriyaki Tofu 照り焼き豆腐. Mar 24, 2020 - Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, this pan-fried Teriyaki Tofu is incredibly flavorful! Nope, alcohol should be already evaporated, so no alcohol taste or smell. sugar. If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook â We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! ð, Hi Nami…thank you for the respond..it took awhile for me to back to you..had been busy with a lot of papers and works! Thank you. So glad to hear you enjoyed Suykiyaki. Hi Nami, thank you so much for the recipe! I love how its very simple to make but there’s room to experiment so I’ll definitely try the ginger + onion next time I make another batch of the sauce. This is just a delicious teriyaki sauce & the tip to lightly flour the fish worked like a charm! Hi Bernie! Sorry to sound a bit thick but tried making the sauce with equal parts and it doesnt taste right so not sure what im doing wrong. 2 baby bok choy, thinly sliced. Hi Cliff, You may use cooking sake or regular sake. :/, Hi Sylvia! Mar 28, 2020 - Delicious Teriyaki recipes, including authentic Teriyaki chicken, teriyaki sauce, teriyaki salmon etc on JustOneCookbook.com. Enjoy your day. I flambe’d the alcohol off in the sake and mirin prior to adding the rest of the ingredients (added ginger and garlic). Add 1 Tbsp sake and cover to cook for 3 minutes. Looking for gluten-free recipes? Thanks so much for your kind feedback! thank you very much for your quick answer ! I made a large batch and froze in 1-cup containers so I can just pull some out when I need it. Hope this helps! Yes, as the sauce cool down, moisture continues to evaporate and it gets thicken. Teriyaki Sauce from Just One Cookbook. For example, I like to use Mentsuyu for yaki udon (while a lot of people use soy sauce) and Japanese mushroom pasta. Hi Constantine! Once you start to experiment with your own teriyaki sauce, you will have fun dishing out different delicious recipes with this all-purpose seasoning. ð, Thanks for share this wonderful method for teriyaki sauce so if their is no have sake so what can i do please thanks. Aug 2, 2019 - Learn how to make easy homemade teriyaki sauce with authentic Japanese method! … thank you very much and sorry for my silly question ! It’s been updated with a new video, images, and content in January 2018. ð. Hi Neal! It’s not the sauce we refer to, but rather how the food is prepared. From chicken teriyaki to teriyaki salmon, we’ve rounded up some of... Cooked in one pot and finished up in the broiler to get the perfect... Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, this pan-fried Teriyaki Tofu is... Quick, easy, and delicious Teriyaki Pork Donburi containing protein, carb, and salad in one... Savory and versatile, Teriyaki Sauce has been becoming the mainstay seasoning outside of Japan.... Yellowtail Teriyaki, or Buri no Teriyaki, is a classic fish dish in Japan. This is the one I like the best. Hi Myra! When you season, you have to add sugar or sweet thing first before adding salty ingredients. I got confused between the 2 types of Japanese soy sauce in the soy article: Usukuchi (light) and Koikuchi (dark). Let me know. You have such a wonderful site with so many great recipes. Americanized teriyaki sauce always includes grated or minced ginger and garlic to produce a slightly different teriyaki flavor. Love it. And BTW, Happy 7 Year Blog Anniversary! Stir together the homemade teriyaki sauce. I agree, homemade sauces are delicious and it’s good for us. Did you cook in the frying pan with the food still inside or you just mix in the mixing bowl and taste it? In this recipe though, you have different portion (1 cup sake, mirin, soy sauce, and 1/2 cup sugar). Hi David! Recipe by Just One Cookbook® | Japanese Recipes . Love this recipe. Thank you so much for your kind feedback on the site. Sanma Shioyaki (Salt-Grilled Pacific Saury) ããã¾å¡©ç¼ã, Grilled Miso Chicken é¶ã®å³åæ¼¬ãç¼ã, 7 Year Blog Anniversary Giveaway (Closed) & Thank You, Chicken Karaage with Sweet Chili Sauce ã¹ã¤ã¼ãããªã½ã¼ã¹ã®åæã, https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry/soy-sauce/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/soy-sauce/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/sake-mirin/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/soy-sauce/, If you can take alcohol: Use Â½ cup dry sherry or Chinese rice wine, If you can't take alcohol: Use Â½ cup water, If you have sake: Â¼ cup sake + Â¼ cup water + 3 Tbsp sugar, If you don't have sake: Â½ cup water + 3 Tbsp sugar. What a great idea! It’s roughly $5-10 (I get them on sale, so it’s closer to $5 for a big bottle). I just want to have your opinion, how much of the prepared sauce will be needed for each dish you mentioned (salmon/chicken/beef) ? In a saucepan, combine all the ingredients. You can use other sweetener to make the sauce sweeten if you need to. Hi Junny! In Japan, Teriyaki Sauce is thin but American Teriyaki Sauce is always thick. Patiently spoon over the teriyaki sauce: Once the teriyaki sauce is poured over the chicken, tilt the frying pan to spoon the sauce and pour over the chicken.Repeat this process until the chicken absorbs delicious glaze and starts to shine. Great recipe for Vickys 'No Ketchup' Sticky Teriyaki BBQ Sauce, GF DF EF SF NF. Thank you for your kind words! The basic formula is to use equal parts of the first three ingredients, then adjust the amount of sugar to your liking. It’s up to your preference on how spicy you like. ð. Design by. I’ll update the recipe with both ingredients. its hard to find a non alcohol teriyaki sauce. yes, i did understand that teriyaki is a style of cooking and not a sauce, bcause you have already explain very clear in this recipe post above âð»ï¸âºï¸ but my question is when you write ‘how to make the AUTHENTIC TERIYAKI SAUCE’ you are refering to yakitori sauce…? However, I’ve never tasted Amoy soy sauce before. Serve the delicious salmon with fluffy rice, miso soup and a side of grilled asparagus for a healthy dinner! Thank you so much for this! Try to understand why it’s “bitter”. Aww… We are so happy to hear that this is the best one!âºï¸ Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback. Only 4 ingredients needed. I use organic soy sauce from Kikkoman: https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/soy-sauce/. Please try following my recipe (maybe watch video together) as it works every time and I’ve tested many times before I share my recipe on my blog. Hi Maan! It is very easy to make! Recommended to you based on your activity and what's popular • Feedback Combine! Btw: I left the pot with some remaining sauce out overnight – is it no good and should I discard? ð. Hope this helps! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Thank you very much for reply so i found sake now and i already cook teriyaki sauce wow so yummy thanks may God bless you all, Oh I’m so glad! Thanks again for sharing this wonderful recipe. It is much more enjoyable if there are more spicy and (chili) hot recipes. This sauce is translated to “Yakitori sauce”, made from soy sauce, mirin, sake, and sometimes sugar, and other ingredients such as green onions, ginger, whatever people want to add. Can I bottle it? No, Sake or Chinese rice wine are similar BUT mirin is not. ð, could you pls tell me, how much ginger and garlic i can add, Hi Jakir! Wow never thought it would be this easy to make!â¤ï¸ Well at least it’s better than having an instant Teriyaki Sauce from store, but Nami-san, should we add sake (alcohol)? Mirin gives the food a nice luster and it’s an important ingredient for teriyaki style cooking. This teriyaki salmon is an easy, meal-in one that will have everyone licking their plates! Delicious, easy, and so much better than take out! Can be â¦ I just have one question. Teriyaki Tofu: Drain the firm tofu well (pressing it or microwaving it for 1 minute). Enjoy! Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Jun 12, 2013.