10 Low-Sodium Substitutes

Slide 1 of 9
Soy and Teriyaki Sauce and Miso Paste Substitute

When a dish calls for soy, fish, oyster, or any other Asian-inspired sauce, look no further than your friend molasses. When combined with unseasoned rice-wine vinegar and other seasonings, the molasses mixture provides a satisfying replacement for marinades, mixes, and even teriyaki sauce — keeping the dark look and fermented taste of the original while cutting down the sodium.

Click here to see the Low-Sodium Asian Barbecue Ketchup Recipe

Soy Sauce: More than 1,000 milligrams sodium per tablespoon

Teriyaki: 690 milligrams sodium per tablespoon

Oyster: 490 milligrams sodium per tablespoon

Molasses: 10 milligrams sodium per tablespoon, depending on brand

Sodium Girl