Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Tofu rice and broccoli bowl
Serves: 4
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Many store bought sauces can be high in FODMAPs, terriyaki especially with ingredients such as golden syrup and garlic, this recipe is quick, low FODMAP and will jazz up any weeknight dinner! Great with tofu or chicken, served with broccoli heads over a bed of rice

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1 cup water

250 g 8.8 oz

⅓ cup brown sugar, firmly packed

70 g 2.5 oz

1⅓  tbsp rice wine vinegar

20 g 0.7 oz

¼ cup soy sauce

62 g 2.2 oz

½ tsp fresh ginger, grated

2.5 g 0.1 oz

1 tsp sesame seeds

5 g 0.2 oz

2½  tbsp corn starch

16 g 0.6 oz

¼ cup cold water

62 g 2.2 oz


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan (except corn starch and cold water) over medium heat.

  2. Whisk together cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl until corn starch dissolves.

  3. When sauce is simmering, slowly pour in corn starch mixture whilst continuing to stir until the sauce thickens to desired consistency.

Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 443 Kj / 106 cal
Protein 4.10g
Carbohydrates 24.50g
Sugar 17.30g
Total Fat 0.40g
Saturated Fat 0.05g
Fibre 0.12g
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