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Citrus-and-Soy Marinade
© Tina Rupp

Citrus-and-Soy Marinade

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This marinade is Bill 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. This marinade keeps for several days in the refrigerator, so make a large batch and use half on squid and the rest for tofu.

  1. 1 cup mirin (see Note)
  2. 1 cup soy sauce
  3. 1/3 cup yuzu juice or freshly squeezed lemon juice (see Note)
  4. 2 cups water
  1. In a large bowl, combine the mirin with the soy sauce, yuzu juice and water. Refrigerate for up to 5 days.
Notes Mirin is available at Asian markets; sweet sherry is a good substitute. Yuzu is available at specialty markets.