Garlic-Sesame Marinade

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: about 1 1/2 cups (1-2 servings)

This simple marinade is perfect for adding an Asian flavor to any meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables. This is a classic and simple variation on many of the marinades and sauces found throughout East Asia.

What You'll Need

  • 4 green onions (sliced)
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (fresh, chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)

How to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients and mix well until sugar is dissolved.

2. Marinate meat for 4 to 6 hours, poultry for 3 to 5 hours, fish and vegetables for 1 to 2 hours. Store marinade in an airtight container for up to three days after preparation.  

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 392
Total Fat 21 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 7,489 mg
Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 17 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)