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Easiest Teriyaki Marinade Ever Recipe

Easiest Teriyaki Marinade Ever

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"This fabulous, quick and easy teriyaki marinade is great for all meat types and kabobs. It works especially well with pork chops. The longer the meat marinates, the better it will taste!"

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    2 hrs 10 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix water, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, and cinnamon. Place desired meat in the mixture. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours before grilling as desired.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 08, 2004

I buy the cheapest beef I can find, pound it out really thin and cut it into strips about 1 1/2" wide and 8-9" long. Put the strips into a ziploc with this marinade overnight and put the strips onto wooden skewers soaked in olive oil the next day. Place them on the grill and there has NEVER been enough! These things go like you wouldn't believe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2007

They did have a lot of flavor, I just didn't appreciate it and neither did my husband. If I make this again I will leave out the cinnamon.

Dec 25, 2007

This marinade is excellent. I used this to broil steaks two weeks ago. When I told my husband we were having steak tonight, he told me to use "that marinade you used a couple weeks ago". Awesome! It was good using the original recipe, but tonight I played around with it to make it my own. I added 1/2 tsp more garlic (using garlic powder since I don't have any fresh garlic), 1/2 tsp ginger, a squeeze of lime juice, a dash of pepper, a dash of onion powder, a tsp of worcestershire sauce, a dash of pineapple juice, a tablespoon of cornstarch for thickening, and a dash of Franks red hot sauce. Excellent!

Oct 06, 2003

Very good recipe! Add a little less sguar though. I added a dash of groudn black pepper and a table soon of lime juice for a tangy flavor and it worked great! Add a tablesppon or so of cornstartch and mix very well till all clumps are disovled and then coat whatever you want to marinade. This will thicken the sauce up a bit when you cook the food which is what a good teriyaki sauce does.

Dec 09, 2006

This is good! I added some ginger, not because I anticipated that it needed any, but because I LOVE ginger. It is really easy and I will definitely use it again. I used reduced sodium soy sauce, because I was afraid that it would be too salty with regular. I was also nervous about the cinnamon, because it seemed out of place in a teriyaki sauce, but it did give nice flavor. I used this marinade to make Amber's Sesame chicken.

Oct 06, 2003

An excellent Teriyaki Marinade. I replaced the 1/3c of water with beer (helps tenderize the meat, and the alcohol evaporates during cooking) and added a spritz of lemon juice to balance out the flavour. I will certainly make it again.

Oct 13, 2003

I prepared this marinade as stated -- the taste was wonderful. I've used it on chicken and pork. Both turned out great!

Apr 29, 2003

Awesome marinade - easy and delicious! I prepared just as directed, the cinnamon gave it a great flavor I didn't expect!


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