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Ginger and Soy Marinade

Ginger and Soy Marinade
This is enough to marinade 1 lb (500 g) chicken pieces.
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ½ tsp Chinese five spice powder
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice (or white wine) vinegar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tbsp honey
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large, non reactive bowl or resealable plastic bag.
  2. Add the chicken pieces of your choice.
  3. Stir or toss to combine.
  4. Cover or seal.
  5. Marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  6. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard any leftover marinade.
  7. Cook chicken on a barbecue, grill pan or roast in the oven until tender.
Make Ahead: The marinade can be made 2 days ahead and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Makes about ¾ cup


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