Thai Pesto Marinade for Grilling

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by gailanng

Restaurant worthy! Use to marinate pork, chicken or fish...don't forget wings. One recipe yields enough marinade for approximately one pound of meat.

Top Review by awalde

Perfect marinad for an exotic grilling event. I used fresh cilantro from the garden for this.
Thanks a lot. I will keep this recipe in mind,because it's so easy and fast.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. With a mortar and pestle, grind together ground peppercorns and garlic. Add cilantro and work into a paste. Stir in soy sauce (or fish sauce) and vegetable oil until evenly mixed. This may, also, be done in a small food processor or food grinder. Keeps up to 4 days.
  2. In a 1-gallon ziplock bag, combine marinade and chicken, pork or fish pieces, messaging to evenly coat; chill 1-2 hours or overnight. Please, don't forget to season with salt before grillling.
  3. For a compatible dipping sauce, see recipe #457035.

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