5 innovative marinades for chicken, pork, and beef

5 innovative marinades for chicken, pork, and beef

The kitchen is an exciting place to bring ideas into life – be it in the form of a unique take on a popular specialty, an unconventional cooking method to unleash and impart certain flavours, or mixing sauces and seasonings to come up with one that you can truly call your own. Coming up with these in the kitchen need not be tedious and time-consuming. Create go-to bases, marinades, and more with the wide range of products from Unilever Food Solutions. Here are some ideas:

1. Distinctly pinoy

Distinctly pinoy

Use Knorr Liquid Seasoning to enhance the taste and aroma of pork while giving it that signature Filipino flavour. This marinade is great for pork belly, and you can use it for pork cutlets or stir-fries as well.

1. Distinctly pinoy

Lemongrass seasoning marinade for Liempo

Ingredients
¼ cup Knorr Liquid Seasoning
2 tablespoons chopped lemongrass
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 bird’s eye chillies (siling labuyo), chopped
1 tablespoon grated ginger
2 kg pork belly slices

Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine Knorr Liquid Seasoning, lemongrass, vinegar, chillies, and ginger. Mix until well combined.
  2. Add the 2 kg pork belly slices and make sure each piece is well coated. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
2. Flavours with zing

Flavours with zing

2. Flavours with zing

Instead of just the usual sinigang, the distinct flavours of Knorr Sinigang Mix can be used as a marinade, too. You can create beef skewers, make a tangy twist on beef salpicao, or use the marinade on a piece of steak and cut it into slices for a sandwich or to top off a salad.

Tamarind beef marinade

Ingredients
2½ tablespoons Knorr Sinigang Mix
¼ cup white sugar
¼ cup fish sauce
1 kg beef

Instructions
  1. Combine Knorr Sinigang Mix, white sugar, and fish sauce to create a paste.
  2. Place 1 kg beef in a bowl and add the marinade. Turn to coat evenly. Chill in the refrigerator for 6 hours.
3. Chicken supreme

Chicken supreme

3. Chicken supreme

Amp up the flavours of a dish even more with the help of Knorr Chicken Powder. This simple marinade can be a great start for fried chicken. Use chicken thigh fillets and dredge in flavoured breadcrumbs and flour to make a crunchy crust.

Spicy chicken marinade for fried chicken fillets

Ingredients
1 tablespoon Knorr Chicken Powder
1 teaspoon Knorr Liquid Seasoning
½ cup water
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 kg chicken thigh fillets

Instructions
  1. Combine Knorr Chicken Powder, Knorr Liquid Seasoning, water, cayenne pepper, paprika, and black pepper in a bowl.
  2. Add the chicken and coat with the mixture. Cover container with food wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours.
4. A tasty base

A tasty base

Knorr Pork Broth gives your dish a well-rounded taste, full-bodied flavour, and pork aroma. This marinade is great for baby back ribs, or you can experiment with it to make pork skewers or pork chops.

4. A tasty base

Pork seasoning marinade for baby back ribs

Ingredients
1 tablespoon Knorr Pork Broth Base
2 cups water
½ cup calamansi juice
1 tablespoon Knorr Liquid Seasoning
1 tablespoon Knorr Barbecue Sauce
1 cup minced onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3 kg pork baby back rib racks

Instructions
  1. Combine Knorr Pork Broth Base, water, calamansi juice, Knorr Liquid Seasoning, Knorr Barbecue Sauce, onion, and garlic.
  2. Place 3 kg pork baby back rib racks in a large container. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

Spicy chicken marinade for fried chicken fillets

Ingredients
1 tablespoon Knorr Chicken Powder
1 teaspoon Knorr Liquid Seasoning
½ cup water
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 kg chicken thigh fillets

Instructions
  1. Combine Knorr Chicken Powder, Knorr Liquid Seasoning, water, cayenne pepper, paprika, and black pepper in a bowl.
  2. Add the chicken and coat with the mixture. Cover container with food wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours.

Pork seasoning marinade for baby back ribs

Ingredients
1 tablespoon Knorr Pork Broth Base
2 cups water
½ cup calamansi juice
1 tablespoon Knorr Liquid Seasoning
1 tablespoon Knorr Barbecue Sauce
1 cup minced onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3 kg pork baby back rib racks

Instructions
  1. Combine Knorr Pork Broth Base, water, calamansi juice, Knorr Liquid Seasoning, Knorr Barbecue Sauce, onion, and garlic.
  2. Place 3 kg pork baby back rib racks in a large container. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
5. The magic of mayo

The magic of mayo

Mayo can be used beyond just spreads and salads. As a marinade, you will discover how it helps in creating interesting flavours.

5. The magic of mayo

Herb chicken marinade

Ingredients
1 cup Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon Knorr Chicken Powder
1 teaspoon Knorr Liquid Seasoning
2 kg chicken drumsticks

Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise, rosemary, thyme, Knorr Chicken Powder, and Knorr Liquid Seasoning.
  2. Add chicken, making sure the pieces are well coated with the mixture. Cover with food wrap and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
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