Ingredients

Title Value
1. Soy sauce 1 cup
2.
Dark brown sugar
¾ cup
3.
Minced garlic
2 tablespoons
4.
Rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon
5.
Chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha®) (Optional)
1 tablespoon
6.
Ground black pepper
1 ½ teaspoons
7.
Grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon
8.
Asian (toasted) sesame oil
1 teaspoon
9.
Cornstarch
1 tablespoon
10. Water 1 tablespoon

Cooking

1 . Stage

Stir soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, rice wine vinegar, chile-garlic sauce, pepper, ginger, and sesame oil together in a saucepan; bring to a boil.

2 . Stage

Whisk cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until the cornstarch dissolves; pour into boiling soy sauce mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until the sauce is thick, 3 to 5 minutes.