Friday, March 10, 2017

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce with Teriyaki Cauliflower Bites

Teriyaki is a technique in Japanese cooking in which fish, chicken, or beef are first marinated in a soya sauce reduced with sugar or honey and then grilled over a open flame. However recent way of cooking with this technique involves lot of sauteeing, broiling in open flame or else as grilling. Coming to Teriyaki sauce, this sauce goes of sweetness and tanginess coz of the soya sauce, rice wine or else mirin a sweet rice wine and sweetner like sugar or honey. Usually store bought, this sauce can be prepared easily at home with simple ingredients. My today's version of teriyaki sauce calls just for simple ingredients, yes this easy breezy version of Teriyaki sauce goes for Soya sauce, honey,corn flour, finely chopped ginger and garlic.

Teriyaki sauce, Homemade teriyaki sauce

Am running this week's blogging marathon with Sauces and Preserves as theme, obviously the next two upcoming posts for this week's are going to be sauces or preserves. Am kick starting this week's blogging marathon with one of my favourite sauce. I have tasted teriyaki sauce for a first time in a Japanese restaurant long back and fell immediately love with the sweet and tanginess of this sauce. Though i have bookmarked this sauce long back, i couldnt prepared it earlier. Better late than never, finally i prepared this interesting Japanese sauce for this week's theme. With this homemade teriyaki sauce, i couldnt stop myself to make some delicious cauliflower bites, dont forget to give a try to this fantastic dish.

Homemade teriyaki sauce

Recipe source: here
1/4cup Soya sauce
1/2cup Water
1tbsp Cornstarch
4tbsp Honey
1tsp Finely chopped ginger
1tsp Finely chopped garlic

Whisk the soya sauce, water, finely chopped ginger, finely chopped garlic, cornstarch together until they turns smooth.

Heat this mixture on medium flame, add in honey and bring it to boil.

Stir constantly until the sauce turns thick.

Take care to stir else this mixture may burn rapidly.

Let it cool and transfer it in a air tightened container.

Teriyaki sauce with cauliflower

Teriyaki Cauliflower Bites:
1cup Cauliflower florets
2tbsp Cornflour
Homemade teriyaki sauce (as per need)
Sesame seeds

Add the cornflour to the caulfilower florets, and salt per need, sprinkle some water and mix well until the florets gets well coated with flour.

Heat oil for deep frying, fry the cauliflower florets until they turns crispy.

Drain the oil with a paper towel.

Heat oil for sauteeing, add the fried cauliflower florets, add the homemade teriyaki sauce as per need. Let the florets gets well coated with sauce.

Serve hot, sprinkle the sesame seeds on the top.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing this BM#74.


vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

This is one flavourful sauce and I am loving those bites with that sauce.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting blend there.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

This looks simple and easy, thanks for sharing the recipe.

Priya Vj said... Reply To This Comment

looks very delicious..will try soon!

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so perfect and awesome!!

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Wow such a new one to read and learn..very nicely done dishes priya..

Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Never knew before, making this sauce is so simple and easy. Thanks for sharing. Bookmarked to try.

Namratha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice version of the Teriyaki sauce.

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

I've made homemade teriyaki before and so much better than the store bought stuff

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

Love the teriyaki sauce.. yumm..

rajani said... Reply To This Comment

Homemade is always better than store bought and if the effort is so minimal, that's such a plus.

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Had I seen this post when you posted it, I would have used this homemade sauce for my stir fry I posted last week. Cauliflower bites look yumm! !

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Never thought teryahki sauce can be actually made at home. It looks just perfect.