Recipes and Cooking Garlic-Soy Marinade This freezer-friendly marinade will work for 2 to 3 pounds of meat and freeze up to 3 months. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on July 10, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Adam Albright Prep Time: 15 mins Refrigerate Time: 24 hrs Total Time: 24 hrs 15 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 3/4 cup marinade Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ⅓ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce ¼ cup finely chopped green onions 3 tablespoon vegetable oil or olive oil 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves or chopped fresh Italian parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) ¼ teaspoon black pepper Directions For marinade, in a small bowl combine all of the ingredients, whisking to dissolve brown sugar. To use, place 2 to 3 lb. desired poultry or meat in a resealable plastic freezer bag. Add marinade. Seal bag; turn to coat poultry or meat. Lay flat in a shallow baking pan and freeze up to 3 months. To serve, thaw in refrigerator 24 to 48 hours or until no longer icy. Drain poultry or meat, reserving marinade* if desired. Cook poultry or meat as desired. *Make a Sauce To make the marinade into a sauce, reserve marinade. In a small saucepan combine marinade, 1/4 cup water, and 1 Tbsp. butter. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Makes 6 Tbsp. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 16 Calories 1g Fat 1g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 16 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 1% Sodium 76mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Total Sugars 1g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 2mg 0% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 78mg 2% Folate, total 0.2mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.