• Course


  • Prep time

    3 Mins

  • cook time

    7 Mins

  • servings



  • ½ cup soy sauce or tamari
  • ½ cup dry white wine or water
  • ⅓ cup brown or white sugar
  • ½ tsp finely grated garlic and/or ¼ tsp finely grated ginger (optional)
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp cold water
    • 1

      Combine soy sauce/tamari, white wine/water, sugar, and garlic and/or ginger (if using) in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower heat to a simmer and cook for 3-4 mins until alcohol has evaporated, and sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally. If using sauce for a marinade, remove from heat and cool until needed.

    • 2

      For a thicker sauce, add cornstarch slurry to pan while whisking and continue cooking until sauce is thick. Remove from heat.

    • 3

      Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to one week.

    Instruction video