Saturday, May 12, 2012

Asian Herb Marinade

Oh how I miss the week of 80 degree weather! It's been raining here for weeks I feel and I'm DYING to be outside grilling at our new place on our new grill! What a tease that week was in April! It put me in the mood for grilled corn on the cob, and other fun stuff like this recipe, and this recipe! It's also made me long for this here recipe: Grilled Chicken with Asian Herb Marinade.

This is one of my favorites! It's perfect for grilled chicken or chicken kebobs. I made this back during that beautiful week with some marinated mushrooms and couscous! It was even wonderful the next day!

Asian Herb Marinade
recipe by Sabrina W. for eat.drink.and be merry.
marinates 4 chicken breasts
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons of minced garlic
1 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
3 tablespoons brown sugar
black pepper
pinch red pepper flakes
3 scallions, thinly sliced

Whisk together all ingredients and pour over chicken. Let marinate 4 hours to overnight. (Ideally, you can always marinate for a couple hours or baste your chicken with it while on the grill. I did both.)


Christine's Pantry said...

Can't go wrong with grilled chicken. Love it.

Torviewtoronto said...

combination of these flavours are delicious

Yasmeen said...

What a versatile and delicious marinade! We're huge on Asian flavors in our house, too :)

Purabi Naha said...

Just loved this marinade....what a great balance of flavours! Loved the recipe. Congrats on being at top 9 in Foodbuzz today. Well-deserved! (I buzzed this up!)

D B said...

Looks like a very well balanced marinade with elements of salt, sweet, and spice. Congratulations on making the foodbuzz Top 9!

Kim - Liv Life said...

Oohhh!! I understand that tease!! We get beautiful weather here then we get this awful marine layer that stays for weeks sometimes and I really, really long for that 80 degree weather. It will come!!
And I"m loving this marinade!!! A keeper for sure. And congrats on the Top 9! This recipe is right where it should be!

Val said...

Perfection in marinade form.

Leslie said...

This marinade sound just perfect!

The Hall Family said...

the perfect marinade for summer grilling!


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