TEMPURA SAUCE (How To Make Tempura Sauce Recipe) – NO MIRIN

TEMPURA SAUCE ( How To Make Tempura Sauce Recipe )

A typical tempura sauce is usually made with dashi (stock), shoyu (soy sauce) and a part of mirin, a Japanese sweet rice wine. In this sauce recipe, we didn’t use mirin but still achieved the sweet savory signature taste of a classic tempura sauce.

Cooking tempura sauce with no mirin is very simple and easy. Just simmer the ingredients together in a pan, then transfer to a ramekin and serve.

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HOW TO COOK TEMPURA SAUCE ( How To Make Tempura Sauce Recipe ) - NO MIRIN

     Start cooking this delicious tempura sauce by starting with pouring water, soy sauce  and white sugar in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil and let it simmer. Add ginger and radish, stir to mix. Remove the pan from heat. Transfer sauce to a sauce cup, serve and enjoy.

Tips on Cooking this recipe

  • You can use honey as substitute to sugar.
  • If thicker sauce is desired, you can add a water -cornstarch mixture while it is simmering.

Level: Easy

Yield: 4 serving

Cooking time: 10 minutes

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TEMPURA SAUCE ( How To Make Tempura Sauce Recipe ) - NO MIRIN

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 83kcal
Cost: $1


  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Radish grated


  • Pour water, soy sauce and white sugar in a sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil and let it simmer.
  • Add ginger and radish, stir to mix.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Transfer to a sauce cup and serve.



Serving: 192g | Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.57g | Protein: 1.62g | Fat: 2.29g | Saturated Fat: 0.43g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.96g | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 11.76g | Vitamin C: 27.9mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.66mg

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