Sweet Soy Glaze

A favorite among grilling aficionados, sweet soy glaze is a flavorful and versatile addition to almost any dish. Perfect on pork chops, chicken, fish, and even vegetables like Brussels sprouts, sweet soy glaze provides a rich, caramelized coating that is irresistible. Mastering this simple and delicious glaze is a great way to upgrade your next meal.


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger


  • In a medium-sized saucepan, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, honey, and grated ginger.
  • Bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat.
  • Simmer the glaze, stirring often, until the sauce has reduced and thickened, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat and let cool slightly.
  • Use the glaze to baste meats, fish, or vegetables during grilling, roasting, or sautéing, or as a garnish at the end of cooking.