• Five Spice Shanghai Marinade

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Five Spice Shanghai Marinade


Bon Appétit, July 1995


Active time: 1 3/4 hr Start to finish: 4 1/4 hr (includes making stock and rouille)


Makes about 1 cup.

2/3 cup minced green onions
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup dry Sherry
2 tbsps minced peeled fresh ginger
2 tbsps chili oil*
2 tsps oriental sesame oil
2 tsps five-spice powder
*Available at Asian markets and in the Asian section of some

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 Whisk all ingredients in medium bowl until blended. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Step 2 Marinate beef or chicken in half of five-spice marinade at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours in refrigerator before grilling. Remove beef or chicken from marinade; boil marinade 1 minute. Brush boiled marinade over beef or chicken while grilling and pass remaining half of marinade separately.