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Chinese 5-Spice Marinade

  • Author: Jessica Beacom
Chinese 5 Spice Marinade. One of the 5 pork marinades in a zip-top bag.


  • 3 Tbsp. Tamari or coconut aminos
  • 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dried ginger
  • 2 Tbsp. Avocado oil 
  • 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. 5-spice powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Pinch of red pepper
  • lbs. boneless pork chops or pork loin


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk well to combine.
  2. Pour marinade over chops and massage marinade into the meat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to 24 hours before using.
  3. For longer storage, place marinated meat in the freezer. To thaw: Place meat in the fridge overnight or submerge sealed bag/container in a bowl of cool water. Change the water every 30 minutes until the meat is thawed.