teriyaki

noun
ter·i·ya·ki | \ˌter-ē-ˈyä-kē \

Definition of teriyaki 

: a Japanese dish of meat or fish that is grilled or broiled after being soaked in a seasoned soy sauce marinade

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Geared for larger appetites, the heaping Jumbo Combo ($10) will get you a little of everything at Kicholman Noodles: potstickers, lemon chicken with pineapple, teriyaki beef and yakisoba noodles. Alex Kiesig, idahostatesman, "'I love this city': Eat your way through the Capital City Public Market," 6 July 2018 Simmer 1/2 cup lower-sodium soy sauce with 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar and 1/4 cup brown sugar for a quick DIY teriyaki. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Ribs," 22 Sep. 2015 Proteins are next: smoky barbecue chicken; bland but addictingly crunchy baked almond chicken; refreshing chia seed tuna poke; and sweet and sour chia seed teriyaki tofu. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Design your own meal at Fresh Kitchen," 8 June 2018 Highlights include bug collecting, interactive insect arts and crafts, along with cooked mealworm larvae in various flavors including mesquite, teriyaki and barbecue. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Lions Club member receives fellowship award ...community news," 14 July 2018 Sear to order, dress with tamari teriyaki and transfer to oven to heat through. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 Lay skewers onto the grill, then brush immediately with the teriyaki and ginger mix. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Offaly Good Chicken Heart Yakitori," 7 Feb. 2018 Those extras are part of Miku’s tempura and teriyaki entrees, too. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Miku Sushi and Steakhouse a pleasant haven in Cockeysville," 12 July 2018 This dish consists of chicken and shrimp with cucumber, kale, spinach, seaweed salad, cheese, tempura crunch, and teriyaki sauce. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Disney Springs restaurants serving special barbecue dishes, beer pairings this summer," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of teriyaki

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teriyaki

Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki broiling

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teriyaki

noun

English Language Learners Definition of teriyaki

: a sauce used in some Asian cooking

: a dish that is flavored with teriyaki

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