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teriyaki

[ ter-uh-yah-kee ]
/ ˌtɛr əˈyɑ ki /
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noun Japanese Cooking.
a dish of grilled slices of beef, chicken, or fish that have been marinated in soy sauce seasoned with sake, ginger, and sugar.
adjective
prepared in this manner: chicken teriyaki.
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Origin of teriyaki

1960–65; <Japanese, equivalent to teri glaze + yaki broil

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How to use teriyaki in a sentence

  • From original classics to sa cha and teriyaki, there are as many sauces as there are opinions on barbecue, and if you’ve ever stood in the middle of a grocery aisle wondering which sauce to choose, you are probably my people.

British Dictionary definitions for teriyaki

teriyaki
/ (ˌtɛrɪˈjækɪ) Japanese cookery /

adjective
basted with soy sauce and rice wine and broiled over an open fire
noun
a dish prepared in this way

Word Origin for teriyaki

from Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki to broil
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