Mirin vs. Rice Vinegar: How to Use the Japanese Ingredients
Written by MasterClass
Last updated: Oct 27, 2021 • 3 min read
Both mirin and rice wine vinegar are staples of Japanese cuisine. You can use these types of rice wine in salad dressings, marinades, glazes, sweeteners, sushi roll condiments, dipping sauces, and more. While people sometimes use the two names interchangeably, there are important differences to consider between mirin vs. rice vinegar.