Sesame Marinade

Sesame oil and seeds
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup (1 serving)

This is a simple, but very effective sesame marinade recipe. The flavor of sesame works well with any kind of meat or vegetable. Remember to adjust marinade times based on what you are preparing.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup/60 mL sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons/15 mL ginger (fresh grated)
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic (minced)

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days after initial preparation.
  3. Marinate red meats for 6 to 24 hours; poultry for up to 8 hours; fish and seafood for 30 minutes to 1 hour; and vegetables for 2 hours.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 748
Total Fat 56 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Unsaturated Fat 22 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 5,040 mg
Carbohydrates 53 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 18 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)