Chinese Five Spice Marinade

Chinese Five Spice Marinade
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 2/3 cups (1 serving)
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This is a fantastic Asian-inspired marinade that works well on pork, chicken, beef, and seafood. Just make sure to adjust marinade times for the meat you are using. This mixture can also be placed in a saucepan and reduced over medium to medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, creating a delectable serving sauce.

What You'll Need

  • 2/3 cup green onions (minced)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons ginger (fresh and minced)
  • 2 tablespoons chili oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons five-spice powder

How to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.

2. Pour over the meat of choice, seal, and marinate in the refrigerator for allotted time. If making ahead of time, store in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days after preparation. 

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 392
Total Fat 37 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3,757 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 7 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)