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Japanese Marinade

Course Basics, Condiments & Pickles
Cuisine Japanese
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Fish


  • 1 tablespoon evaporated cane sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated


  1. Whisk all the ingredients together and use.


You could probably make a lot of this in advance and keep it in the fridge as it's got a fairly high salt content, though it's so easy to make I'm not sure why you'd want to take up the room with another bottle of sauce.