Sesame Marinade

Sesame oil and seeds
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
748 Calories
56g Fat
53g Carbs
18g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 748
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56g 71%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5040mg 219%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 18g
Calcium 278mg 21%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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


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

Steps 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.