Meishi takes you on a journey through the Orient by bringing you authentic ingredients for use in your traditional recipes. Experience a new range of products with Meishi. Bring authentic Asian flavor to just about any meal from any culture. In North America, any dish made with a teriyaki-like sauce is described using the word teriyaki. This often even includes those using foreign alternatives to sake or mirin. The sauce used for teriyaki is generally sweet, although it can also be spicy. Grilling meat first and pouring the sauce on afterwards or using sweet sauce as a marinade are other non-traditional methods of cooking teriyaki. Teriyaki sauce is sometimes put on chicken wings or used as a dipping sauce. In the city of Seattle, Washington, a large teriyaki culture emerged in the 1990s. As of 2010, there were over 83 restaurants in the city with “teriyaki” in their name. It has been described as the city’s signature cuisine by some outlets, noting its widespread adoption as a form of fast food. Used for preparing grilled seafood or other types of meat, the most popular of the whole cooking process is the teriyaki glaze or teriyaki sauce which is used to give the meat its unique flavor. This sauce is popular all around the world with its dark, bold, savory-salty-sweet-spicy flavor with lots of umami undertones. Its primary ingredients include soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, chilli and mirin. The main ingredients for the heat in this spicy teriyaki sauce is red pepper flake. Use to choose your preference. This spice punch is an additional ingredient, hence adjusting the heat level will not affect the core taste of this Japanese style sauce. The word teriyaki refers to both a Japanese cooking technique as well as to the sauce. This spicy Teriyaki sauce is versatile. When is sauce added to the main ingredient makes it all together like a whole new dish? Like if this sauce added to chicken or mushroom or beef or tofu or cauliflower or paneer. It becomes teriyaki chicken, teriyaki, mushroom, teriyaki, tofu, etc. Teriyaki sauce pairs well with meats such as fish, chicken, beef, and pork. When used as a dipping sauce, teriyaki sauce flavors chicken wings, dumplings, shrimp, and steak. Stir-fries, rice dishes, and vegetables use teriyaki sauce for additional flavor.