Chinese Red Marinade

Chinese Red Marinade
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: About 1 1/4 cups (1 Serving)

This is a fantastic Asian-inspired marinade for any kind of meat or vegetable. If preparing a large quantity of meat, simply double or triple the marinade recipe.  

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup/60 mL soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL honey
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL ginger (fresh grated)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a glass or plastic bowl.

  2. Use immediately or store in an airtight container in ​the refrigerator for up to 5 days after preparation. Marinate red meats for 6 to 24 hours, poultry for 2 to 12 hours, and vegetables for 1 to 2 hours. Marinate fish and seafood for 15 to 30 minutes.