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The Best Teriyaki Marinade

Quick and easy Asian inspired marinade that will tenderize the toughest cuts with all the flavors of soy, ginger, garlic, sesame, chili, sweetened with a little brown sugar.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time6 mins
Course: Essential Skills, Marinade
Cuisine: American, Asian, Japanese
Keyword: The Best Teriyaki Marinade
Servings: 8
Calories: 97kcal


  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground/course mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper / red pepper flakes
  • 4 cloves minced garlic


  • Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until brown sugar is dissolved.
  • Marinate steak, chicken, pork, or protein of choice for 4-12 hours in a ziplok bag or a covered dish in the refrigerator.  Marinate shrimp or other seafood for 30 minutes to 2 hours.


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1642mg | Potassium: 74mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.8mg