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pineapple teriyaki sauce

Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce--perfect for meats, fish or grilled fruit

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This terrific teriyaki sauce recipe incorporates the tropical flavor of pineapple with classic teriyaki flavor for a marinade or sauce that pairs well with a variety of meats, veggies and even tofu. 
Cuisine aphrodisiac
Dish Type sauce
Cooking Style Easy
Diet and Health healthy-ish, low fat
Seasonal Father's Day, summer
Ingredient pineapple juice
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Author Juice Central


  • ¼ cup 100% pineapple juice or 100% orange-pineapple juice blend
  • ¼ cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin or 2 teaspoons sake plus 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 garlic clove pressed
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger or 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 oz canola oil
  • 2 tsp cornstarch optional


  • In a mixing cup, combine the 100% fruit juice, broth, soy sauce, mirin,
  • garlic, and ginger. Add about 8 grinds of black pepper.
  • Pour the Teriyaki Sauce into a 1-gallon resealable plastic freezer bag and add the oil.
  • Add the desired beef, seal, and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Discard the marinade after using.
  • For a stir-fry sauce, do not use the oil, but mix in the cornstarch.
  • Add to the wok at the end, cooking just until the sauce thickens to coat the other
  • ingredients, 60-90 seconds.


Makes approx 1/2 cup.
This sauce keeps, covered in the refrigerator, for 2 days.