New Asian Kiwi-Sesame Marinade with Lemongrass


  • 4 kiwifruit
  • 2 shallots
  • One-quarter cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ginger
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemongrass
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sesame oil
  • 4 pieces star anise

This lively marinade is excellent for red meats and pork. The marinade requires no more than 15 minutes to infuse full flavors.

Puree all ingredients except oils and star anise in blender. Add oils and star anise. Place meat or pork in a shallow pan, pour marinade over and let stand for 15 minutes. Remove meat from marinade. Refrigerate meat for one hour or more before preparing.