Sweet Onion Japone Sauce

Sweet Onion Japone Sauce

Use this sauce on hamburger steak, sauteed meat, and as dressing on salads and pasta.

Ingredients: About 3 cup (600 ml) - you can halve the amount

Sweet onions
2 to 3 (400 to 600 g)
Garlic and ginger
1 clove and 1 piece each
○ Sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons
○ Mirin
50 ml
○ Sake
50 ml
○ Rice vinegar
50 ml
○ Soy sauce
100 ml
Vegetable oil
50 ml


1. Grate the onions into a bowl. You can use a blender or food processor instead.
2. Grate the garlic and ginger also.
3. Add the ○ ingredients.
4. Add the oil, and mix together very well.
5. Store in the refrigerator. It keeps for 2 weeks to a month. You can halve the amounts if you like.
6. Use the sauce on raw vegetables and salad. Use on hamburger steak. (Add to the still hot pan after cooking the hamburgers.) Add to sauteed garlic and bean sprouts or pastas.
7. Ginger yakiniku: Season the meat with salt and pepper, coat with flour and stir fry. Transfer to a serving plate. Put some of the japone sauce in the still hot frying pan, stir around and pour over the meat.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is one of our family's standard sauces.