An easy steak Asian marinade that adds great flavor to tender cuts. A superb ribeye steak marinade that also works great with tender marinating steaks cut from the loin (strip loin , beef tenderloin) and top sirloin.
This marinade works well with traditional Asian dishes and lends itself to an endless variety of grilled dishes. It is a very versatile marinade, going well with pork, lamb, chicken and duck. It also works nicely with seafood, mainly scallops and shrimp.
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
Combine the marinade and meat in a resealable plastic food bag, press out as much air as possible. Refrigerate for 1 hour, turning the bag after 30 minutes to distribute marinade evenly. This is a great grilling marinade.
For small pieces such as diced chicken and shrimp marinade about 30 minutes. Thin cuts of beef, chicken and pork ( bone in and boneless pork loin chops and pork tenderloin) about 1 hour. For large pieces of beef, whole chickens and pork ( baby back ribs, spare ribs(side ribs, thick pork loin chops and pork loin roast) 4 to 8 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
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Tender cuts are marinated only to add flavor, therefore need short marinating times of only 15 minutes to 2 hours. A highly acidic marinade for steak can actually toughen fibers in tender cuts, similar to overcooking a steak or roast.