Chinese Style Marinade

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Recipe by dicentra

From 365 Great Grilling Recipes. Makes enough marinade for 2 pounds of meat. I made this and froze it in 2 zip lock bags with porkchops. Will update when thawed/cooked.

Top Review by Chef Valbowski

Modded this one heavily. Was looking for a dark, sweet, and deep flavored marinade with a chinese punch. Here is what I did to it. And man was it good.
1 cup soy sauce
1 tbsp cinnamon
3/4 cup brown sugar
9 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tbsp flavored rice wine vinegar
6 tbsp fridge garlic, heavily minced
3 tbsp ginger or hot pepper flavored olive oil
3 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 cup Hoison Sauce
1/4 cup Plum Sauce
Makes a lot more marinade, as when I make a thing, I make a lot. Thicker too. Just my 2 cents.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Stir to dissolve brown sugar.
  3. Pour over meat in a shallow pan.
  4. Turn well to coat.

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