Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ)
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons mirin
2 1/2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 1/2 teaspoon white sesame seeds (ground roasted)
1/2 teaspoon white sesame seeds (roasted)
Peel and chop the garlic clove
In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, mirin, sugar, sesame oil, and garlic.
combine soy sauce, mirin, sugar, sesame oil, and garlic
Heat over medium to high heat until sugar dissolves—about 3 minutes. Stir constantly to help dissolve sugar and to prevent burning. Allow the sauce to cool for about 5 to 10 minutes.
Heat over medium to high heat until sugar dissolves
Using a strainer, pour the sauce into a small bowl to separate the garlic pieces. Discard the garlic.
strain and pour the sauce into a small bowl
Add ground roasted white sesame seeds and whole, roasted sesame seeds to the strained sauce in the bowl. Mix gently.
add ground and whole sesame seeds
The yakiniku sauce is now ready to use! Use to dip grilled meats and grilled vegetables.
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