This is out of my "Hot Barbecue" cookbook. It says that if you omit the green onions and cilantro you can make a large batch of the marinade and it will keep indefinitely in the refrigerator, just add the green onion and cilantro to the portion that you use that day. It is excellent on spareribs and firm-fleshed fish. Serve with fried rice and a salad. The cooking time does not include marinating time.