Hangry Cooking Terms Dictionary How to marinade and what does it mean to marinade when cooking?

How to marinade and what does it mean to marinade when cooking?

There are many different marinades for different ingredients. The trick is to find flavours that work well with the chosen ingredient.

To marinade an ingredient means to soak it in a flavoured liquid. The purpose of a marinade is to flavour and tenderize the ingredients before cooking. Meat, fish and vegetables can all be marinated.

It is said that a proper marinade should contain an acidic ingredient, and oil, and seasonings. Vinegar or wine is a great option to bring the acidity. And any herbs and spices that will work well with the chosen ingredient will work wonderfully.

We have given a video below that demonstrates how to marinate chicken and beef.

Learn how to make a marinade for chicken and beef below:

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