Korean Marinade

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 1 1/2 cups

Korean marinade with soy sauce, brown sugar and sake.

Korean Marinade
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

Marinate tuna steaks 2 hours to overnight. Grill 3 minutes per side.


1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced, peeled gingerroot
4 green onions, minced
2 tablespoons Sriracha or chile paste with garlic
1/4 cup sake or sherry


  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar; shake well.  Makes enough to marinate 2 to 3 pounds of beef, pork, chicken or fish (tuna or salmon).

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