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Yakitori Grill at Home for the Beginner 2

Yakitori All Purpose Tare Sauce

Rebecca Huff
This recipe will work as an all-purpose sauce to use on various meats, vegetables, and more on your yakitori grill.
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  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar or Swerve brown sugar
  • ½ cup Mirin
  • 1 knob ginger thumb size, chopped roughly
  • ½ cup rice wine (Sake can be found at most liquor stores and some Asian markets)
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 shallot chopped


  • Over high heat, bring all ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan, then reduce to a simmer.
  • Allow the sauce to simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Strain sauce through a sieve into a bowl, discard the pieces of shallot, ginger and garlic.
  • Set the sauce aside and prepare meat and veggies.


We love this sauce on veggie kabobs, chicken thighs, pork, and even tofu.
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