Teriyaki Chicken

September 13, 2012

The Week 9/14/2012.

Marinade:

  • ½ Cup hon mirin (sweet Japanese cooking wine)
  • ½ Cup soy sauce
  • 2 x 1 inch piece ginger, peeled and grated.

2.5 lbs chicken bone-in thighs. Grill 3 min to sear, turn over & grill 7 min, then turn again 7 min more.

If no mirin, use sake. 1 TB Mirin = 1 T  sake + 1 tsp sugar

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Moorish Kabob Tapas Marinade

September 9, 2012

From our tapas dinners, use Trader Joe’s pork loins (about 1 lb each). Skewer meat. Grill on BBQ or under broiler 3 min per side. Serve with lime wedges.(4-5 servings)

  • 2 garlic cloves chopped fine (or use frozen garlic from Trader Joes)
  • 2 tsp salt

Mix garlic and salt together. Add following ingredients to make marinade:

  • 1 tsp mild curry powder
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice

Skewer cubed meat, lay out in pan or shallow dish, cover with marinade, at least a few hours (we did overnite).

  • 1 lb lean pork (loin- cut into small cubes)