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The Perfect Marinade Recipe

The Perfect Marinade

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  1. In a non-porous glass dish or bowl, combine the salad dressing, soy sauce, lemon juice, sesame seeds, ginger and garlic. Mix all together. Add favorite meat and marinate, covered and refrigerated, for at least 2 hours.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2003

This recipe lost one star for being a little salty. But it was really tasty. The meat was tender and juicy. Plus it passed the ultimate husband ate his steak without steak sauce. This is a sign of just how much flavor it had. I didn't have any sesame seeds, so I left them out.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 07, 2005

This is just an 'okay' marinade. I marinated chicken for about 4 hours, and I thought it would have more flavor. It didn't taste salty at all like some of the other reviews stated. I would leave out the sesame seeds, they're expensive and they don't enhance to flavor.

Jul 09, 2003

used this on pork chop & was wonderful, also on a pork roast on the barbeque after only marinating for 1 hour & basting with additional marinade - it was a hit!

Jun 13, 2004

Marinated a flank steak overnight and it turned out very tender on the grill. The taste was a little salty, so I may add something sweet like brown sugar or something. Will prepare again.

Nov 09, 2011

This IS the perfect marinade. My picky husband loves it.

Feb 03, 2004

One word..... AWESOME. Going to be making this one again.

Jul 14, 2003

we loved this marinade will use it often.

May 02, 2012

Marinaded pork chops with it for 8 hours. My husband really liked it. I also added a pinch of basil and freshly ground black pepper to it.


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  • Calories
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.9 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 35.8 g
  • 55%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 11.1 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 6110 mg
  • 244%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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