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Japanese Marinade

Besides chicken and fish, this marinade is good with steak, tofu, or vegetables. In place of the vinegar and sugar, try mirin, Japanese cooking wine.

  • Yield: Enough to marinate about two pounds of meat or fish.

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2003


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup rice-wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together rice vinegar, canola oil, soy sauce, ginger and sugar. Serve with meat of your choice.

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