A dip in chef Bill Kim's Asian or Latin grilling marinades add big flavor to everything from steak to squid.

July 01, 2011

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Spicy Thai Marinade with Basil and Cilantro for Spicy Thai Steak

Spicy Thai Marinade with Basil and Cilantro.

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Chef Bill Kim likes to use this spicy, citrus-scented marinade on steak, but it's also great on chicken and shrimp.

Marinade Ingredients:

Fish Sauce

Citrus-and-Soy Marinade for Citrus-Soy Squid

Citrus-and-soy Marinade.

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This marinade is Kim's version of ponzu, a Japanese sauce made with soy sauce and citrus. Here he uses mirin, a sweet Japanese rice wine, and yuzu, a floral citrus.

Puerto Rican–Style Marinade for Puerto Rican–Style Turkey

Puerto Rican-Style Turkey Cutlets.

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The inspiration for this garlicky marinade was lechón, a slow-roasted Puerto Rican pork dish Kim learned from his mother-in-law. In a twist, he also uses it on turkey cutlets.

Marinade Ingredients:

White Vinegar

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