ter·​i·​ya·​ki | \ ˌter-ē-ˈyä-kē How to pronounce teriyaki (audio) \

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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Its sweetly aromatic wisps of smoke added a novel sensory flourish to an otherwise familiar dish of teriyaki salmon. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "At Old City's Tuna Bar, sushi, a sleek space, and a side of Fujianese family flavors," 15 Mar. 2018 The Block opened on the Ave in the University District, serving rice bowls, tofu soups, fried rice, teriyaki and curry dishes. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 According to the charges: Bellingham police officers responded to a report of an assault at a teriyaki restaurant at 11:05 a.m. Saturday. Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times, "Prosecutors allege ‘deliberate cruelty’ in stabbing death of a 71-year-old Bellingham man," 9 Oct. 2018 At our favorite all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant in Valencia, Light & Healthy, my dad settled for a very abbreviated Zip Pac with beef teriyaki, mac salad, and rice. Elyse Inamine, Bon Appetit, "In Hawaii, Nothing Says You’re Home Like Mac Salad," 6 June 2018 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of teriyaki

: a sauce used in some Asian cooking
: a dish that is flavored with teriyaki

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