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Asian Marinade for Salmon and Steak

This bold Asian steak marinade is delicious on steak and chicken. Plus, you can make an incredible pan sauce the remaining marinade!
Course dinner
Cuisine asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 170kcal
Author Aubrey


  • jar, garlic press, sauce pan


Asian Steak Marinade

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic 4 cloves using garlic press, if no garlic press, use 2-3 cloves finely minced
  • 3 tablespoon fresh ginger 3 tablespoon using garlic press, if no garlic press, use 1-1.5 tablespoon finely minced
  • 2 tablespoon light brown sugar (lightly packed)
  • 1 tablespoon Optional: crushed red pepper for hot chili oil

Optional: Pan Sauce/Demi Glace

  • 2-4 tablespoon butter


Asian Steak Marinade

  • Use garlic press (or finely mince) garlic and ginger.
  • Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake thoroughly.
  • Add marinade to chosen meat and marinate for desired time.
  • After you finish marinating, save the remaining marinade to made optional pan sauce/demi glace.

Optional: Pan Sauce/Demi Glace

  • Add remaining marinate to sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to thick sauce (stirring constantly) and remove from heat.
  • Immediately, add butter and swirl with a fork until butter is melted and combined into the thick sauce.
  • Note: The more you reduce, the more concentrated the flavors will be. You may wish to add more butter if the sauce is more reduced. This will be personal preference.


Calories: 170kcal