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Homemade Nikiri sweet soy sauce glaze
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Nikiri sauce: homemade sweet soy sauce fish glaze recipe

There are many variations on the nikiri sauce recipe but it is usually made with soy sauce, dashi, mirin and sake in a 10:2:1:1 ratio.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Nikiri, Sauce
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2


  • 10 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp dashi
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sake


  • Once you have the ingredients gathered, you will want to mix them all in a saucepan.
  • Heat until it’s almost boiling but don’t let it boil completely. Then remove from heat and let it cool.