2 Recipes for Teppanyaki Sauce | Choose a Twist of Soy or Ponzu

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Raise your hand if you ever wanted to try those grilled Japanese dishes that are made right in front of you on a grill and serve with mouthwatering flavored sauce.

Now we don’t have to go all the way to Japan or find a Japanese steakhouse to eat these dishes but, you can do these dishes all by yourself in the comfort of your home.

Let’s get you started.


In order to complete these teppanyaki dishes, you will need 2 things.

The first thing is a good grill to make the dishes on and the second thing is the sauce. Here are suggestions and recipes for making that delicious dish that’ll make you say, “arigato’ to yourself.


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Teppanyaki twist of Soy Sauce

Joost Nusselder
A classic teppanyaki sauce recipe with soy sauce flavor in it. 
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Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 7 days
Total Time 13 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese


  • Cooking pot


  • 1 bottle soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 white onion sliced
  • 2 clove garlic or any amount you prefer
  • 1/4 lemon sliced


  • Boil the sliced onion and soy sauce in water in a pot.
  • After everything has been boiled, add the garlic in the mixture.
  • Then store the whole thing inside a bowl and let it stay like that for about a week. After
    everything settles down, strain to remove any uneven lumps and the pieces of onion from the sauce and add a dash of lemon juice.
Keyword Sauce
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Twist of soy teppanyaki sauce

Hot and spicy teppanyaki sauce

This adds a twist of flavor to your soy sauce which you can use to spice up your dishes.

If you want to make it a hot and spicy teppanyaki sauce, then just add some chili peppers to the pot while it is cooking to give it a bit of a kick.

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Ponzu Sauce

Grilled fish on a teppanyaki plate needs some ponzu sauce (like this recipe), they are a deadly combo.

Bound to make seafood lovers’ mouth drool with its taste, you’ll need these ingredients to make the ponzu everyone knows and loves:

  • Vinegar 16 oz
  • Ponzu 16 oz
  • Water 16 oz
  • Soy sauce 32 oz
  • Sugar 4 tablespoon
  • Orange juice 1 packet

Just mix everything mentioned in the ingredients. Yes, it is that simple.

teppanyaki sauce recipe

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.