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Thai Barbecue Marinade 02:12

Ralph Scamardella

A well-rounded and light marinade that works beautifully over a variety of meats.

Thai Barbecue Marinade 02:12

Ralph Scamardella

A well-rounded and light marinade that works beautifully over a variety of meats.

Easy
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The Steps

  1. 1. Add all the ingredients -- the celery, cilantro stems, garlic, black pepper, turmeric, soy sauce, and fish sauce -- into the food processor and pulse for about 30 seconds. 00:09

  2. 2. Turn the processor off and, with a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl. Put the lid back on and process until the mixture turns into a coarse, fibrous, uniform purée. Pour the marinade into a bowl and use as needed. 01:00

What You'll Need

Equipment

- Food processor 
- Rubber spatula or spoon
- Chef's knife
- Cutting board
- Bowl or container for storage

Ingredients

- Celery, roughly chopped (1 cup) 
- Cilantro stems (1 cup) 
- Garlic (2 cloves, smashed) 
- Black pepper (2 teaspoons) 
- Turmeric (1/4 cup) 
- Soy sauce (1 tablespoon) 
- Fish sauce (2 teaspoons)  

Chef Notes

A Robot Coupe is a commercial food processor used commonly in restaurant kitchens. Home food processors would also work well.

Use the marinade with chicken, fish, pork, lamb, or any other meats. Marinate overnight and cook as desired.

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Chef Ralph Scamardella

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Ralph Scamardella is Chef and Partner of the venerable Tao Group, which operates some of the highest grossing, most profita... read more