Pineapple Marinade Recipe

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  • 16 mins
  • Prep: 6 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Makes 2 cups (serves 16)
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This sweet, fruity marinade has the power of pineapple and cider vinegar to work its way into the meat. Add to this a collection of flavors that turn any cut of pork or chicken into something truly great.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup/240 mL crushed pineapple
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL honey
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL cider vinegar
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL
  • ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL powdered cloves

How to Make It

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a non-corrosive (non-metal) bowl. Let mixture sit for 15 minutes before using or store in a glass or plastic airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.
  2. Marinate pork in mixture for 2-8 hours. For chicken, marinate for 2-4 hours. The mixture can also be used on vegetables, tofu, fish and seafood with a 15-30 minute marinating time. 
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 44
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 316 mg
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)