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Can I cook my tandoori chicken in the marinade for a sauce?

I'm cooking tandoori chicken and I was wondering if I can cook the chicken in the marinade to make a sauce. Marinade: 300ml Greek yogurt Ginger Garlic Masala seasoning Turmeric Cumin
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Which of these ingredients are the acid component of a marinade?

Here are some ingredients for a a sheek kebab recipe. Which of these acts as the acid component of the marinade? onion, lentil flour, green chilli, salt, garlic, ginger, herbs: fenugreek, fresh ...
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Habaneros…and bananas?

I once marinated chicken breasts for the grill using some habaneros for heat and bananas for sweetness (and some vinegar and salt thrown in to cut some of the sweetness). To everyone's surprise, the ...
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Can you marinade with tallow?

I notice most recipes use a vegetable oil for marinades. If you use saturated fat, obviously it will become solid at room temperature or lower. Not sure if this affects its ability to marinade. So, ...
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Can you\why don't some restuarants marinade without chicken skin?

I bought some grilled chicken from a restuarant and it came with marinade on the skin. I asked the seller if they can provide grilled skinless with marinade on flesh. He said we don't do it like ...
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In what way does meat cooked in a stew differ from marinaded grilled foods in terms of flavour absorption by meat?

When you eat a curry which has been cooked on the stove it seems the meat has flavour but it is still very different from something which has been marinaded and grilled. I guess a curry doesn't have ...
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Can I marinate chicken that has already been cooked?

I have some chicken that was grilled. I want to put it back on the grill and cook it some more. I marinated it in a bag. Is it OK to marinate cooked chicken?
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Oil in marinades

I see olive oil in marinade recipes. My question is -- are oils really able to penetrate (A) vegetables such as mushrooms, brocolli, and eggplant or (B) meats? Or should marinades only contain polar ...
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Marinated steak in tenderising mixture too long. Still good? [duplicate]

I marinated my steak in a tenderising mixture (salt, water, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar) for longer than I intended to. I wanted overnight, but got called into work and it sat sealed in the ...
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Safe to eat chicken if curd marinade starts to smell? [duplicate]

I marinated 2kg chicken with curd for 2 hours, cooked it (was 12 in the night by then) allowed it to cool over a cold night and by morning 9am, put it in the fridge. Ate some pieces and felt it could ...
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What can I do with leftover “Sweet and sticky” marinade?

I've been cooking SWEET ‘N STICKY BAKED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS, though instead of marinading the chicken, and baking it separately while reducing the marinade, I've been cooking the chicken with the ...
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How long will my homemade lemon juice marinade last?

I have a question regarding a marinade that I made. How long will it keep in the refrigerator? I have the marinade in a air tight plastic container. Here are the ingredients: 1 lemon/lime zest 1 ...
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How to proceed when you have a marinade of beef in spices, tomato, vinegar and onion?

I followed this recipe of beef vindaloo, last night, triple checking everything written there. Since I don't have a spice grinder, I put the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, salt and spices in a ...
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Safety: How long can I keep and reuse a marinade for octopus? [duplicate]

I made a marinade for octopus (teriyaki style). The creature is put raw in the marinade and left about 1 day. After that, I boil both the marinade and the octopus. Then, my first thought is that it ...
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How long can I marinade/brine a tenderloin?

I have read various recipes for brining (or marinading) meat and they say everything from 2 hours to 2 days. For a pork tenderloint 2.5" in diameter, how long can I let it soak in to maximize ...
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What is the theory of a meat marinade?

The most common types of recipes I see for meat marinades are to combine 1/4 to 1/2 cup of vinegar with salt and spices. Then put this in a bag with the pork tenderloin (or whatever the meat is) for a ...
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Calculating the effect of a marinade on nutrition [duplicate]

While watching a collection of olive oil based chicken marinade recipes I was wondering if there is an effective way of calculating the effect that a marinade might have on the nutritional value of ...
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Applying a binder to chicken after wet marinating

I usually marinate my chicken breasts/wings in a wet marinade overnight and apply a dry rub shortly before I throw them on the smoker. The main problem I'm facing is that I'm not able to get nice and ...
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Can I add more pectin at the end of the marmalade cooking process?

We've had a few attempts at making orange marmalade using Seville oranges that are in season right now. The problem we've had is in reaching the setting stage. We've boiled up the marmalade up to ...
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How many calories does a home-made marinade add?

I'm planning on marinating my chicken legs with Tabasco sauce. I have read that a marinade should be one part lemon juice and 3 parts olive oil. I'm going to be using two skinned chicken legs, lemon ...
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To pre-slice or not to pre-slice fajitas?

In both skirt and flank steak, and when cooking indoor, is it more ideal to preslice marinate then cook? or marinate cook then slice? My understanding is that pre-slicing allows you to marinate more, ...
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Texture problem with marinated chicken

I made a simple chicken marinade from a Nigel Slater recipe the other day: some olive oil, maple syrup, soy sauce, chilli flakes. I marinaded it (1 piece of boneless chicken breast) overnight. When I ...
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Have I ruined my chicken by marinating it in milk and lemon?

So I wanted to make Gordon Ramsay's buttermilk fried chicken Recipe. Although I didn't have any buttermilk so I found online you can use milk with lemon as a replacement for buttermilk. Sounded ...
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How to marinate tofu for my mint & lemon juice couscous salad?

How could I marinate my tofu such that it fits well with my couscous salad which is seasoned with mint and lemon juice, and also contains cucumber, tomato and bell pepper and onions?
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Can I substitute white wine vinegar for balsamic vinegar in a steak marinade?

I am following a recipe for a beef marinade. It calls for 1/4th cup of balsamic vinegar. However, I only have red and white wine vinegar and cider vinegar.
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Why meat gets tough after soaking it in vinegar solution for more than 24 hours?

Vinegar is a marinade and i have tried marinating meat before too but if meat is soaked in vinegar solution for more than 24 hours then it gets tougher.Why?
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How long will marinated seafood salad last ? ( scallops, squid, shrimp, crab and mussels) [duplicate]

I know that some pickled items last quite a long time. Do you think a typical Italian marinated seafood dish would be safe (and good) to eat after one week? Unlike ceviche which is usually no good ...
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Lemonade as a base for steak marinade

I have marinaded steaks in the past with acidic juices, usually including orange juice. The acidity seems to help with the tenderization of the meet and the slight sweetness in addition with salt and ...
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How do I get pepper to stick to my beef jerky?

I have been making beef jerky for a few years now and have settled on a recipe I like a lot and use the majority of the time. It includes cracked black peppercorns which add a pepper flavor to the ...
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For patting dry meat, what is a substitute for paper towels?

Patting dry with paper towels is really wasteful. I would like to pat dry meat with something reusable like a kitchen towel, yet I fear some of the bacteria will remain on it and make it contaminated. ...
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Is it okay to marinate brisket for 48 hours?

My wife and I had planned to cook a brisket for dinner tonight. Our plans have changed and we would now like to cook and eat the brisket tomorrow night instead. Yesterday, before we knew our plans ...
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How to tenderizing chicken with soy sauce instead wet brining?

Since brining is about how much salt/water you use, how do I switch to a soy sauce marinade? If the standard brine for 2lbs of meat is 1/4 Cup of Table Salt and 1 quart of water, then that means that ...
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Would raw soy sauce marinated chicken be more salty when cooked the next day?

If I had unused soy sauce marinated chicken, would it be more salty when cooked the next day?
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Do you achieve better results from marinating if you poke holes in the meat beforehand?

Usually when I marinate any kind of meat (usually chicken or steak), I always just stick the whole piece of meat in marinade and let it sit for X hours. My question is, is it possible to achieve ...
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Marinating venison?

I have tried again and again to find a good solution to marinating venison as it never turns out right because of the natural jucies. So what is the correct process of doing this or what should i use?
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What causes flavors to “marry”?

I'm looking at vinegar-based BBQ sauce recipes, and a lot of them tell you to let the mixture sit for a day in order for the flavors to balance each other out. I've also seen this advice for curries ...
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Effect of metal colander on jerky meat post-marinade

I make a lot of beef jerky. I always marinade in for at least a day in a Ziploc bag. After marinade, I leave it in a colander for several hours to drain and speed up drying. The colander I've always ...
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Can I boil a yogurt marinade if I add cornstarch?

I'm making tikka masala tonight, and the chicken is marinating in a yogurt mixture. I've already made a sauce to eat it with, but I was wondering if there was a way to bring the marinade to a boil so ...
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Will a pineapple marinade reduce a beef roast to paste?

My butcher gave me this warning: Make sure you don't soak your beef in a pineapple marinade, stick to brine. I tried it with pineapple once and I ended up with a paste. Now seems too incredible (...
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Why does tilapia and swai fish taste like catfish?

I have been cooking fish for over 40 years. Catfish is a fish I can not stand. My family buys and loves tilapia and swai and no matter how I cook, grill, bake, fry, season, marinate, flour it, ...
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Marinade with or with out sugar?

I want to marinade some meat to infuse with some flavors. (Ribs as it happens, with liquid smoke, whiskey, orange liqueur, spices) I was about to put in some brown sugar as well; but I was wondering ...
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5 Day marinated chicken breast [duplicate]

Bought chicken breast on Sunday and put in marinade. It is now Thursday. Chicken has turned a bit white . . . is it safe to cook and eat at 5 days in marinade?
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Reusing marinade [duplicate]

I've always been told you can't reuse marinade, so I always throw it out. But this evening, I marinated chicken, and then I took the chicken out (this was around ten minutes ago). Can I put a piece of ...
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How long will a vinegar based marinade keep in fridge? [duplicate]

How long does a vinegar based marinade stay safe to use if keept in the refrigerator?
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Best Way To Remove Fajita Contents From Marinade

Usually when I marinade something it's just a single piece of meat. I can just pull it out and discard the rest of the marinade. However, when I have strips of chicken and vegetables all marinating ...
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Can I put chicken marinade on chicken after it was almost cooked?

Can I put uncooked chicken marinade back on chicken after it is almost finished on the BBQ or roasted?
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Fajitas: Marinade Vegetables With Chicken

My local grocery store prepares a chicken fajita blend that has the chicken, marinade, onions, and peppers all mixed together. It's simply for convenience. Buy x amount of the mixture, go home, ...
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How does rub or marinade actually seep into meat?

This morning I began crockpotting my first (ever) pork butt in an attempt to make pulled pork. In preparation of this, two days ago I smeared the meat with a spice rub and put it in a large sealed bag ...
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Why did my steak marinade not make a difference?

I recently discovered the joy of cooking and I have no idea what I'm doing but I've been experimenting. Recently, I took two beef shoulder steaks, both just under 3/4" thick, both purchased at the ...
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What does the oil do in a marinade? [duplicate]

A basic marinade is acid, oil, herbs/spices. I understand the herbs and spices are for taste, the acid helps meat absorb by breaking down the tissue and taste. What is the oil for?