Unagi Sauce

Unagi Sauce served alongside Dragon Roll

“Unagi means “eel’ in Japanese. Though there is no eel in this sauce! It goes great with sushi and taste a bit like a strong version of a tempura dipping sauce.” – April Ferre

Unagi Sauce

Course: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Japanese


  • 1/4 Cup Mirin
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Sake
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce


  • In a small saucepan, combine mirin, sake and sugar. Heat over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add soy sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. The sauce will thicken as it cools. Can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 months.

2021 Recipe – April Ferre – From Just One Cookbook

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