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Tare (Yakitori) Sauce

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This Tare Sauce is a great thick glaze that is used in Japan on top of Yakitori, which is just grilled chicken skewers.


  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/3 Cup Sake
  • 3 Tbsp Mirin
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar


Bring all ingredients to a boil in a saucepan and allow to boil for about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for another 3-5 minutes, then brush on chicken as it’s grilling.

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