How Hibachi Sauces Enhance the Flavors of Hibachi-Style Dishes?

by Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks

Wondered how hibachi chefs bring the highest flavor possible to every dish they create? Of course, hibachi-style and cooking skills majorly contribute to achieving the highest flavor potential. Besides, it also comes from what types of hibachi sauces they are using and how fresh are the ingredients. As we know the word ‘hibachi’ commonly refers to a type of grill and to the Japanese-style dish cooked on it. What separates hibachi dishes from teriyaki style is the types of sauces used.


To prepare delightful Japanese hibachi-style dishes, skilled chefs preheat the hibachi grill to high. The four basic ingredients that chefs include in cooking hibachi foods are thinly-sliced or julienned seafood or meat, vegetables like onion, zucchini and mushrooms, cooked rice, and sauces. The chefs spread the prepped vegetables on one side of the preheated grill. While those are cooking, they dip the seafood or meat into sauces and cook on the other side of the grill. The food is served with hot rice and sauces.

Types of Hibachi Sauces  

Mustard sauce, tangy ginger sauce, and yum yum sauce are some popular types of sauces that are used to enhance the flavors of hibachi-style dishes. Let’s explore a taste of what goes into each creation.

        Mustard Sauce - What brings incredible taste to mustard sauce are hints of mild garlic and tahini combined with sour vinegar and a salty, soy sauce finish. The mustard sauce pairs best with red and white meat dishes like hibachi chicken, filet mignon, scallops or salmon. The unique flavors of mustard sauce create savory dishes that hit your taste buds at different times. 

        Ginger Sauce - This hibachi sauce is made of freshly peeled and mashed ginger, lemon juice, chopped onion, vinegar, and soy sauce. The ginger sauce goes best with seafood plates like hibachi steak or Surfside. The citrus brings out the freshness of seafood, creating a marvelous taste to elevate the flavors without being overpowering. Ginger is also generally used as a seasoning.   

        Yum Yum Sauce - This Japanese hibachi steakhouse sauce blends best with seafood, vegetables, and hibachi fried rice. This delicious white sauce is made by whisking together melted butter, garlic powder, tomato paste, mayonnaise, paprika, sugar, and seasoned salt until smooth. Sometimes, water can be added to get the desired consistency. 

When you eat savory dishes prepared on Hibachi Grill in Michigan next time, you would know the secret of their delectable taste. 

Sponsor Ads

About Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks Junior   Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks

1 connections, 0 recommendations, 10 honor points.
Joined APSense since, October 31st, 2018, From West Bloomfield Township, United States.

Created on Feb 13th 2019 02:34. Viewed 494 times.


No comment, be the first to comment.
Please sign in before you comment.