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Teriyaki Marinade

You'll rely on this tried-and-true beef marinade year after year.—Charlie and Ruthie Knote, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1/2 cup


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger


  • Combine all ingredients. Pour over beef; cover and refrigerate for 2-24 hours.
Nutrition Facts
8 ounce-weight: 42 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1227mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Jillybean
    Jul 3, 2018

    I have been using this marinade recipe for years and it always comes out perfect. It is easy to make, takes minutes and no fuss. Perfect for chicken stir fry! It's my go to!

  • deannasnz
    Jun 17, 2012

    I made this recipe, thickened it by cooking with cornstarch, and used it as teriyaki sauce in another recipe. It was very tasty. I'll use the leftovers next time I do stirfry.

  • ciaotebaldi
    May 26, 2012

    this is a very basic teriyaki Marinade.