Hawaiian Marinade Works Well on Any Kind of Meat

Hawaiian Marinade
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: About 1 Cup (1 Serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
970 Calories
14g Fat
196g Carbs
24g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: About 1 Cup (1 Serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 970
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5257mg 229%
Total Carbohydrate 196g 71%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Protein 24g
Calcium 588mg 45%
*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 sweet Pacific Islander-inspired marinade works well on any kind of meat -- beef, lamb, poultry, or fish -- but works especially well with chicken and pork.


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth

  3. Pour into a resealable plastic bag and store in the refrigerator. Shake before using.


  • Marinate beef or lamb for 2 to 8 hours, pork for 2 to 4 hours, chicken and poultry for 2 hours, fish and seafood for 1 hour, vegetables and vegetable substitutes for 30 minutes.