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Mint Marinade

Mint Marinade


  • 85 ml (1/3 c) molasses
  • 60 ml (1/4 c) minced fresh spearmint
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) gingerroot; peeled & grated
  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) hoisin sauce
  • 30 ml (2 Tbsp) water
  • 2 minced cloves garlic


Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl. Useful marinade for beef, pork or lamb.

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