In this article, we will compare teriyaki sauces that are a perfect match for noodles. We’ve narrowed down the top 3 teriyaki brands:
- Annie Chun’s
- Sky Valley
Let’s see if you will agree with our list.
Then, we’ve listed some of the teriyaki with noodles recipes that you can also try at home using any of the teriyaki sauce brands that we will mention in this article.
The Choices of Teriyaki Sauce For Noodles with In-depth Reviews
#1. Kikkoman Gluten-Free Teriyaki Sauce
This sauce is a quick choice. There’s nothing special with this teriyaki sauce for beef but it’s good enough when creating a very simple recipe.
Most people buy this teriyaki sauce because it’s gluten-free. It did not use wheat as an ingredient, rather they chose to use rice. It is also being patronized due to its rich mahogany glaze and sweet-savory flavor.
This savor and glaze became universally popular because of Japan’s simple mixture of mirin and soy sauce. Thus, making it a perfect partner for braised, roasted, broiled, or grilled meat. Aside from using Kikkoman gluten-free teriyaki sauce to glaze the beef, it is also being used to marinade the main ingredient before the actual cooking process.
When it comes to price, Kikkoman is a bit pricey at around $9 per 10oz bottle. Despite its price, it ranked #4 in the Teriyaki Sauce category of Amazon.
One of the brand’s unique ingredients is wine. Although the original Japanese style uses sake, which is also a wine, other brands use sweetened wine. However, Kikkoman used natural flavors even adding onion powder, garlic powder, and pure vinegar.
The good news though is that it doesn’t contain fat. It also contains low carbs and sugars at three grams each. Sadly though, Kikkoman’s teriyaki sauce is high in sodium. Perhaps that is the reason why it fits teriyaki with noodles since you can easily adjust the taste with hot water and add some spices to counteract the saltiness of the sauce.
- Flavorful and savory
- No fats
- Low carbs
- Low sugar
#2. Annie Chun's Teriyaki Sauce
Annie Chun’s teriyaki sauce is just like Kikkoman’s. It is gluten-free and expensive. This brand is more expensive than Kikkoman’s at almost $13 per 9.9oz bottle. It seems that gluten-free teriyaki sauces are more pricey compared to those with gluten.
One of the original ingredients of Japanese-style teriyaki sauce is being used by Annie Chun’s and that is tamari. Aside from that, the brand also used salted sake instead of a plain one. And just like Kikkoman, it also contains garlic and onion.
Another ingredient that makes Annie Chun’s sauce savory is sesame seeds. However, the seeds usually stick with the container so as the liquid goes lower, the seeds are sticking at the sides or at the cap.
Annie Chun used black pepper, ginger powder, and distilled vinegar to add spice to the sauce. It tries to balance the sweetness, saltiness, and the spiciness of the teriyaki sauce which is a bit unique compared to other sweet and salty ones.
Compared to Kikkoman’s, Annie Chun’s sodium content is lower at 330mg but its carbs are higher at 5 grams. It’s calories and sugar are also higher. Nevertheless, the fat is still zero including cholesterol so it’s perfect for a healthy teriyaki with noodles.
- Added spices
- No fats
- No cholesterol
- Low sodium content
- Not sugarless
- Sesame seeds stick at the cap/sides of the bottle
#3. Sky Valley Organic Teriyaki Sauce & Glaze
Sky Valley Organic teriyaki sauce is perfect for a teriyaki with noodles since it has a mixture of sweetness and spiciness because of organic sugar and ginger. It might be odd to hear that type of mixture but surprisingly, it works.
There are other ingredients that contributed to the teriyaki sauce’s sweetness. One of those is organic cane sugar. Another one is organic tapioca starch, which is another special ingredient because of the time the starch is a modified flour.
If you will check all other ingredients, the emphasis is on being organic. Sky Valley boasts its sauce for having preservative-free and gluten-free ingredients.
Of course, there’s still soy sauce but it is also organic. Yes, the soybeans were mixed with organic alcohol in order to come up with an organic tamari sauce.
Truly, Sky Valley is for those who are very conscious of their diet, especially those who are strict vegans. Its calories is only at 25 per serving. It has zero fat, no cholesterol, and most of all, it only contains low sodium.
Although it has carbs, most of it comes from the sugar and was kept at a minimal level of five grams.
- no preservatives
- No fats
- No cholesterol
- Low sodium content
- Organic ingredients
- Not sugarless
- A bit far from the original Japanese style teriyaki sauce
The Easy Teriyaki Sauce Noodles Recipes - A Completed List For 2020
#1. Simple Teriyaki Noodle Stir-Fried with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
This simple teriyaki noodle stir-fried is gluten-free and made especially for vegan. A perfect dinner when you come home tired from work.
- 4 oz soba noodles
- 2 tbsp avocado oil
- 1 medium-sized white onion (slice it thinly)
- ½ tsp sea salt (fine grain)
- 6 cups mixed veggies (own choice)
- ½ cup homemade teriyaki sauce
- 1-2 tsp sesame oil (toasted)
- 1 tsp sesame seeds (add more depending on preference)
- ¼ cup green onion (for garnishing)
- Follow the direction on how to cook the soba noodles, according to its package directions. Once the noodles are cooked or al dente, drain it from the pan and rinse it in order to remove the excess starch.
- Next, warm the large pan and turn the stove to medium temperature. Pour the oil, next put in the salt and the onion.
- For about 6 minutes, stir the onion consistently until it becomes tender.
- Pour other veggies and stir until they become tender.
- Lastly, mix the noodles and pour the teriyaki sauce.
- Combine and stir everything. Add more sauce if you want to make it more “saucy”
- Garnish the dish by adding sesame oil and sliced green onions.
#2. Teriyaki Beef Stir-fry with Noodles / Chicken Teriyaki Stir-fry with Noodles
Whether you choose beef or chicken teriyaki with noodles, it all comes down to the length of marination. Beef must be marinated for a longer period of time compared to chicken. If you are in a hurry, then this is the most fitting recipe to you. It’s so easy and simple.
- 400g Noodles
- 1 pack of mixed veggies (you can buy this at grocery stores)
- ½ cup of teriyaki sauce
- 100g sliced beef or chicken
- Marinade the beef or chicken with teriyaki sauce. Wait for either 8 hours (for beef) or 3 to 4 hours (for chicken) before cooking.
- Boil the noodles in a big pot mixed with little oil and salt. Wait for it to become al dente before draining the water from the pan. Rinse it well in order to remove the excess starch before setting aside in a bowl.
- Then warm the pan before you pour the oil needed for frying, next put in the beef until it turned brownish. Put on a plate.
- Stir the onion and mixed veggies consistently until it becomes medium cooked.
- Lastly, mix the noodles, mixed veggies, and cooked beef/chicken. Then, pour the teriyaki sauce.
- Mix all ingredients before pouring more teriyaki sauce if that is your preference.
- Add seasonings if you want to adjust the spiciness or saltiness of the dish.
#3. Teriyaki Noodles with Pork, Green Beans, Carrots & Mushroom
Noodles are pasta noodles made with different types of cereals. They are ideal for preparing in the wok by skipping them with all kinds of meats, vegetables, and seafood. In this case, we are going to add teriyaki pork, green beans, carrots, and mushrooms of the ‘shiitake’ variety.
- 400 g Noodles
- 1 unit of Carrot
- 300 g of green beans
- 200 g of mushrooms variety ‘shiitake.’
- 300 g of lean pork cut into strips
- Six cs of soy sauce
- One cc of honey
- 1 cc brown sugar
- One cc of dried ginger powder
- Two cs apple cider vinegar
- 0.5 cc Cornmeal
- Two cs of Jerez Wine
- 1 unit of Jalapeños
- Virgin olive oil
1. Peel the carrot and cut into sticks.
2. Mix the soybeans, cornstarch, vinegar, wine, honey, sugar, and ginger in a bowl.
3. Add the pork strips and let macerate for half an hour.
4. Drain and remove the pork and reduce the liquid in a saucepan.
5. Cook the ‘noodles’ in saltwater the time indicated by the manufacturer and drain when cooked.
6. In a wok or large skillet sauté the carrot, beans, and pork with a little oil.
7. Add the pasta and the sauce and mix everything well for a couple of minutes.
8. Serve and add some jalapeño rings.
#4. Teriyaki Veggie Noodles
For health-conscious but teriyaki fans, here’s a nice option for you to cook at home.
- 4 zucchinis (medium)
- 4 carrots (medium)
- 1 olive oil (use tablespoon)
- 1 diced onion (small)
- 2 minced garlic (cloves)
- Make the carrots and zucchini become long noodles. Afterward, put in a big bowl and mix it with garlic and onion.
- Prepare the olive oil in a medium-high stove. Pour the noodles together with the onion and garlic. Saute for around 8 minutes until the noodles softened.
- Pour the teriyaki sauce.
- Stir until the sauce thickens and blended well with the noodles.
- Remove the pan from the stove and season it well with pepper and salt according to your taste preference.
- Garnish with parsley before serving to your guests.
#5. Teriyaki Noodle with Shrimps/ Salmon
Seafood and a bowl of noodles are perfect combinations, especially in a cold day. Level up the taste by adding teriyaki sauce and some sesame seeds.
peeled shrimp (10 oz)
Ramen Noodles (6 oz, instant noodles will do)
Avocado Cooking Oil (1 Tbsp)
Water (1 Tbsp)
Teriyaki Sauce (¾ cup)
White Sesame Seeds (1 Tbsp)
- Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
- Cook the noodles as directed in their packaging. Make sure the noodles are not too tender or soft. Once cooked, drain the excess water.
- In a hot pan, pour the oil. Saute the onion and garlic with broccoli until the veggie turned bright green.
- Steam the broccoli for about 2 minutes until it becomes tender.
- Mix and saute the shrimp until it turned pinkish.
- Pour the teriyaki sauce and wait until it simmers.
- Pour the noodles and mix continuously until everything blended well.
- Garnish the dish with some sesame seeds.
We only listed three teriyaki sauce brands that we believe perfectly fit for teriyaki with noodles. However, you can still experiment with other brands. I think what matters is to find the perfect match of teriyaki sauce for a particular dish.
Since not everything can be reviewed here, it would be a great project for you to try other teriyaki sauce one at a time and in the end, decide on which of the teriyaki sauce brands best fits your teriyaki with noodles.