Korean Marinade

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
15 mins
50 mins

In Korea, this versatile marinade is used for a variety of meat and seafood. Store it in your refrigerator for a impromptu barbecues all summer long.

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  1. In saucepan, combine apple, onion, ginger, peppercorn, soy sauce, sugar, sake and mirin: bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 40 minutes.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 12 hours. Strain through a sieve. (if you decide to make-ahead: refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 weeks).
  3. *Tip: If you don't have mirin, you can increase the sake (Japanese rice wine) to 3/4 cup AND add 1/4 cup corn syrup.
  4. This recipe make 2 cups.