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Homemade unagi sauce

Recipe of Unagi sauce

A flavorful and sweet sauce that is perfect for any sushi drizzling.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Victoria


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup mirin
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp sake or rice wine
  • 1/4 tsp Hondashi


  • In a clean small saucepan, combine all ingredients and bring to boil while stirring to prevent burnt.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to low/simmering and keep cooking for 15-20 minutes with stirring in between.
  • Remove from heat, let cool down to room temperature and transfer to jar.
  • Store in fridge for uses up to 3 months.