The Ultimate Marinade

The Ultimate Marinade

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"Always a crowd-pleaser, this marinade with tahini, soy sauce, sliced green onions and sesame seeds works great with chicken or steak. Go ahead, try some of each!"

Ingredients 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 16 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 16 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.8 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 228 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir for 5 minutes, or until golden brown and fragrant.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix toasted sesame seeds, green onions, garlic, tahini, soy sauce, SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener, red wine vinegar, and pepper. Place desired meat in the mixture, cover, and marinate as long as you like, but overnight is best. Grill as desired.
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  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon marinade
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  1. 13 Ratings


Excellent marinade! My husband and I loved it! I didn't have tahini, so I subbed 2 Tbsp. of sesame oil which worked great. I also used 1/4 cup of Splenda instead of 1/2 cup because that would have proven to be waaay to sweet! I also used low sodium soy sauce. I cut the chicken into chunks for kabobs and let it marinate about 8 hours. Boy, was this ever good! It has a sweet, oriental flair to it and is "Absolutely Addictive". It's great paired with steamed broccoli, carrots, baby corn and rice.

Sandra 2

Such a flexible recipe. I sub an equal amount of sesame oil for the sesame seeds. I use peanut butter instead of tahini. I use a little less splenda than directed and also use sugar for a separate batch for the rest of the family. Everybody is happy.

Perri Pender

THIS WAS FABULOUS! Even my picky husband enjoyed this, and that is saying alot. I too subbed the Tahini for peanut butter. I will be making this again and again, thank you for a great marinade