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3 Big Flavor Korean Marinades

Skip the mess with a Ziploc® brand storage bag. Combine one of these 3 easy marinades and your family’s favorite meat and veggies. Prep ahead so that every bite is bursting with bold Korean flavors, and dinner is sure to be a big hit!
Ingredients
2 small onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
½ (120 ml) cup soy sauce
½ cup (120 ml) gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)
1 tsp (5 ml) rice vinegar
¼ cup (60 ml) sesame oil
¼ (55 g) cup brown sugar

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Ziploc® Brand Slider Storage Bags Gallon / Large

From bulky chicken breasts to bags full of blueberries, if you need to store something big, Ziploc® Slider Storage Gallon/Large Bags are up to the task. Even better, the Power Shield technology provides strong protection against punctures and tears so you can store your foods with confidence.

Front of Ziploc one gallon storage slider bag box.
Gochujang Marinade Recipe
Directions
Marinade
Marinade
1.
Combine the ingredients in a Ziploc® brand slider storage bag.
2.
Add your favorite protein (we used chicken legs) and vegetables (we used carrots, green onion, green pepper and pineapple), seal the bag and shake to coat.
3.
Place in the refrigerator to marinate - anywhere from 1 to 3 hours, for maximum “mmm.”
4.

Grill or stir fry and serve with noodles or rice.

Tips & Hints

Ziploc® brand slider storage bags stand upright for easy filling – the expandable bottom opens into a flat base.
Ingredients
1 small onion, roughly chopped
1 ripe pear, peeled and cored
2 cloves garlic
½ inch (1½ cm) piece ginger
1 tbsp (15 ml) sesame oil
2 tbsp (30 ml) soy sauce
2 tbsp (30 g) brown sugar
tsp (1 g) black pepper
½ carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
1 scallion, sliced
Bulgogi Marinade Recipe
Directions
Marinade
Marinade
Add traditional Korean BBQ flavor to this easy, weeknight stir fry or use the same recipe for your next backyard cookout.
1.
Make a puree of the onion, pear, garlic and ginger in a food processor or using a grater.
2.
Transfer puree to a Ziploc® brand slider storage bag and add remaining ingredients.
3.
Add your favorite protein (we used firm tofu) and vegetables (we used red pepper, snap peas, mushrooms and onion), seal the bag and shake to coat.
4.
Place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight.
5.
Stir fry or grill and serve with noodles or rice.
Ingredients
¼ cup (60 ml) soy sauce
tbsp (20 ml) sesame oil
1 tsp (5 ml) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 ml) honey
1 tbsp (12 g) gochugaru (Korean red chili flakes)
1 tbsp (12 g) toasted sesame seeds
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 scallion, chopped
Yangnyeomjang Marinade Recipe
Directions
Marinade
Marinade
This spicy Korean seasoning sauce works great as a marinade for beef. For tougher cuts of meat, marinate longer – up to overnight.
1.
Combine the ingredients in a Ziploc® brand seal top storage bag.
2.
Add your favorite protein (we used thinly sliced beef) and vegetables (we used onions and garlic), seal the bag and shake to coat.
3.
Place in the refrigerator to marinate for 30 minutes or up to overnight.
4.
Cook over a grill or stir fry and serve topped with sliced scallion and toasted sesame seeds.

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