Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce

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I know that many of you love Zaxby’s food; I noticed this from the recipe I shared for Zaxby’s Tongue Torch Sauce. Many of you loved it and requested more recipes inspired by Zaxby’s. I also know that lots of you enjoy Zaxby’s Teriyaki wings. Well, guess what? Today, I’m sharing a copycat recipe for Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce that you can make at home. and make those delicious wings served at Zaxby’s with it.

I found the recipe for this Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce on Reddit, like many other recipes. I tried my best to recreate it to be as unique and tasty as the original. The ingredients used are classic for making any Teriyaki Sauce, nothing too special, so you can easily make it at home.

The Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce can be used in many ways. I made it specifically for wings because, as I mentioned, I’m a big fan of Zaxby’s Teriyaki wings. I thought, why not recreate those wings at home? All I need is the sauce because it adds a special, delicious taste to them. However, this sauce can be used in many other ways as well.

What is Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce?

Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce is a special sauce served at Zaxby’s with a variety of dishes. It’s most famous for its delicious pairing with Zaxby’s Teriyaki wings, which are loved by many. This sauce is so good and made from soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger, which give it a rich sweet, and a little bit spicy taste. So next time you’re at Zaxby’s or cooking at home, try adding this sauce to your meal and see how it elevates your dish taste.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water (for thickening)

Kitchen Equipment needed

  • Medium saucepan
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Airtight container

How to Make Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce?

Step 1:

First, Combine the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, honey, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger in a pot. Mix them well.

Step 2:

Heat the sauce on the stove over medium heat. And keep Stirring it until it starts to bubble.

Step 3:

Thick the sauce by stirring in a mix of cornstarch and water slowly. Keep stirring for about 5 minutes until it gets thicker.

Step 4:

Cool the sauce off the stove. You can sprinkle sesame seeds on it if you like.

Step 5:

Put the sauce in a container with a lid and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to use it. Enjoy.

Some Tips!

  • The best results of this Teriyaki sauce depend on the quality of garlic and ginger used, so try to get the fresh and best one.
  • If you want it thicker, Just increase the amount of cornstarch mixture.
  • Keep stirring the sauce when you add the cornstarch mix so it doesn’t get lumpy.

How to Store Leftovers?

Put any leftover teriyaki sauce in a container with a lid and keep it in the fridge for up to one week. Let the sauce cool down before you close the container to keep it fresh.

What to Eat with Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce?

I created this Teriyaki Sauce specifically to recreate Zaxby’s Teriyaki wings at home. However, it can be used in various ways with a range of dishes, such as grilled chicken skewers, teriyaki stir-fry with vegetables, teriyaki rice bowls with chicken or Subgum Fried Rice, and even as a marinade for grilled vegetables. This sauce is a fantastic alternative to your usual Teriyaki Sauce.

FAQ

Can I use low-sodium soy sauce?

Yes, using low-sodium soy sauce is a great option if you want to reduce the salt content.

How can I make the sauce spicier?

Add some red pepper flakes.

What can I substitute for rice vinegar?

You can use apple cider vinegar instead of rice vinegar if you want.

Can I use powdered ginger instead of fresh?

Yes, you can use 1/2 teaspoon of powdered ginger in place of fresh ginger.

How long does it take to make the sauce?

The sauce takes about 15-20 minutes to prepare and cook.

Conclusion

Zaxby’s serves one of the best Teriyaki Sauces you can taste, Now you can make this tasty sauce at home following my Copycat recipe, It’s easy to make and very versatile, Try making this sauce at home and enjoy the delicious taste of it. Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family, and subscribe to my blog for more Asian sauce recipes.

Zaxby’s Teriyaki Sauce

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: SidesCuisine: Asian, AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

Cup
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

50

kcal
Total time

20

minutes

Zaxby's Teriyaki Sauce is a sweet sauce that's perfect for drizzling over chicken wings, or grilled meats. Easy to make and incredibly versatile, many Zaxby's customers love it in their wings.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water (for thickening)

Directions

  • First, Combine the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, honey, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger in a pot. Mix them well.
  • Heat the sauce on the stove over medium heat. And keep Stirring it until it starts to bubble.
  • Thick the sauce by stirring in a mix of cornstarch and water slowly. Keep stirring for about 5 minutes until it gets thicker.
  • Cool the sauce off the stove. You can sprinkle sesame seeds on it if you like.
  • Put the sauce in a container with a lid and keep it in the fridge until you're ready to use it. Enjoy.

Notes

  • The best results of this Teriyaki sauce depend on the quality of garlic and ginger used, so try to get the fresh and best one.
  • If you want it thicker, Just increase the amount of cornstarch mixture.
  • Keep stirring the sauce when you add the cornstarch mix so it doesn't get lumpy.
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Courtney (Mamas)

This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.