Chinese plum marinade

Chinese plum marinade



  • 1 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp plum sauce
  • 2 tsp peanut oil (or other plain vegetable oil)
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar


Mix together and massage into the meat or fish.

Marinate for as long as possible.

Cook meat or fish on a medium heat to make sure it has time to cook through without burning the marinade.

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Serving Suggestions


  • One serve of this marinade can be used for 500-800gms meat or fish. It works well with just about anything – beef, lamb, chicken, pork, duck and fish varieties.
  • You can marinade for 10 minutes, 2 hours or even overnight if you wish.
  • This recipe was created by Jay Rogers for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder: You can follow Jay at The Moodie Foodie and on FacebookTwitter or Pinterest.

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