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1. A Japanese dish of grilled or broiled slices of meat or seafood that have been marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar or honey, garlic, ginger, and mirin.
2. The sauce used to marinate such a dish.
[Japanese : teri, glaze + yaki, to broil.]
(Cookery) basted with soy sauce and rice wine and grilled over an open fire
(Cookery) a dish prepared in this way
[from Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki to broil]
ter•i•ya•ki(ˌtɛr iˈyɑ ki)
1. a Japanese dish of grilled slices of meat or fish that have been marinated in soy sauce, sake, ginger, and sugar.adj.
2. prepared in this manner: chicken teriyaki.
[1960–65; < Japanese, =teri glaze + yaki broil]