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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Basic Pomegranate Marinade Recipe

I have two basic pomegranate marinades. This second one is fantastic on salmon! The maple brings out the woodsy flavors if you cook it on a cedar plank.

There are tons of chili sauces on the market and pomegranate molasses can vary greatly in quality. Because I find it most consistent, my favorite brand of pomegranate molasses is Indo-European and my favorite chili sauce is Lee Kum Kee's Guilin Chili Sauce which is spicy but not too sharp.

Basic Pomegranate Marinade


1/4 cup pomegranate molasses
1 Tablespoon oil, optional
1/2-1 teaspoon Asian chili garlic sauce, any kind you prefer


Mix ingredients together and use to marinate beef, lamb, mushrooms, etc.