A SIMPLE GUIDE TO MAKING PERFECT MARINADES
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A great marinade will tenderise and impart flavour into whatever you use it on. They’re also super simple to make but most people still avoid making them at home because they think they don't know how to marinade.
The infographic below, produced by All Recipes, offers up a great breakdown on how to make delicious marinades for meat, fish and vegetables.
It starts by explaining the three essential factors you should consider when making any marinade: acid or enzyme, fat and seasoning. If you hit all these elements in your marinade then you’ll get great flavour and wonderfully tender results.
There’s also some great pointers on the amount of time you should be marinading depending on the ingredient, and some great advice on the things you should avoid doing when making your own marinade recipe at home.