ta·​ma·​ri | \ tə-ˈmär-ē How to pronounce tamari (audio) \

Definition of tamari

: an aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat

Examples of tamari in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finally, instead of the steak, zucchini, chopped and seared, with a splash of soy sauce or tamari and a drizzle of chile oil, would be great, too. Washington Post, 3 June 2021 While the noodles cook, in a small saucepan, combine the broth, soy sauce or tamari, and mirin and set over low heat until hot, about 5 minutes. Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2021 Remove the tofu cutlets from the tamari, and begin the dredging process, ensuring to completely cover all sides of the cutlets with the spice rub. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 5 Dec. 2020 Try gluten-free tamari, which is often made without wheat, and is thicker, darker, and milder in flavor. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 5 Oct. 2020 Refreshingly crisp green beans are dressed with crushed sesame seeds, tamari and cane sugar. Mahira Rivers, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2020 Stir in tamari, then add noodles and cook per package directions, adding mushrooms and bok choy 3 minutes after adding noodles. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, 17 Aug. 2018 Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, stir together ¼ cup lower sodium chicken broth, ½ cup orange juice, 1 ½ tablespoon honey, 2 tablespoons lower-sodium tamari or soy sauce, 2 minced garlic cloves and ½ tsp red pepper flakes. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, 14 Nov. 2019 Boneless, skinless chicken thigh is marinated for 24 hours in a mixture of tamari, sake, ginger, garlic and citrus. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, 11 Dec. 2019

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Tamari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tamari. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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