Healthy homemade vegan teriyaki sauce in a glass jar with a silver spoon dripping sauce into the jar

Healthier Homemade Vegan Teriyaki Sauce

This healthy teriyaki sauce is made with only 6 ingredients! It's refined sugar-free and it's absolutely delicious! 

Course sauce
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 62 kcal
Author Linda Meyer


  • 1 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup See Note
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp ground ginger or 3 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tbsp. corn starch
  • ¼ cup water
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  1. In a small sauce pan, whisk the soy sauce, syrup, vinegar, ginger and garlic powder until combined.
  2. Heat on medium-high heat until it just begins to boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Whisk the corn starch and water together in a small bowl until fully combined. Whisk into the teriyaki sauce for approximately 30 seconds or until it thickens. Remove from heat.

Recipe Notes

Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. 

See the notes in the post to learn how to customize your sauce. 

Nutrition Facts
Healthier Homemade Vegan Teriyaki Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1419mg 59%
Potassium 106mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Sugars 9g
Protein 2g 4%
Calcium 2.2%
Iron 4.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.