how a barbecue-marinade is healthy for you

A barbecue-marinade is a blend of herbs,spices and liquid designed to help the meat get tender and at the same time be tasty from the marinade.

Marinades are applied to the meat usually a day before to several hours before the eat will be cooked. By now the meat has absorbed the taste of the marinade and can be cooked plain or cooked intermittently.

Marinades are acidic in nature and start to cook the food with their flavor . Its similar to how the Japanese cook fish with lemon juice.

I was writing this article around 2 am sunday morning I wasn't feeling to good and then fell asleep so it was left with a lot of gaps. But I'm feeling better now having had breakfast of 2 slices of brisket with some coleslaw.

Marinades may help fight cancer causing agents in grilling

Here is a general marinade good for all kinds of meat

one cup of orange juice

one cup of lime juice or lemon juice

one tablespoon chil powder

one tablespoon of spicy mustard

one tablespoon of onion powder

one tablespoons of brown sugar or splenda

Mix everything in a plastic container and place your meat in the box and refirgerate for 4 hoursthen go ahead and grill your meat
There is growing evidence to suggest that the barbecue-marinade are very antioxidant and neutralize any carcinogenic substances that the flames produce.Why is this? The chemicals in the spices and vegetables are health promoting and protect the meat being grilled from harmful fire produced chemicals called hcas in rganic chemistry lingo.

This is one important reason to marinate all cuts of meat before grilling or smoking meat. It is something then is recommended by medical research to cut down the HCA's bad chemicals that can form on meat when grilling.

When you marinate meat before grilling some medical research studies show it reduces the formation of HCAs in the 90 percent range in medical studies. So it doent hurt you but helps you and makes the neat tastier that you grill.

Asian Style Basic Meat Marinade

Here is a basic meat barbecue-marinade to use for giving your meat an asian flair prior to placing the meat on the grill.Decide what kind of meat you want to cook the next day-pork,chicken cutlets or steak.

Place the meat and below ingredients overnight in a locking bowel in the refrigerator 1/2 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons freshly chopped ginger

1 teaspoon five spice powder

1 teaspoon honey Prepare your grill with a nice heat in the morning-get the coals to have a nice white coating.

Take your meat out of the marinade and let sit on a clean plate for 5 minutes before heading to the grill.

Transfer your meat to the grill and cook checking the temperature with your thermometer-figure 5 to 7 minutes a side for 2 pounds of beef

Bangkok marinade

Bangkok marinade

2 Tbsp. garlic cloves, minced2 cups soy sauce low salt1 Tbsp. lemongrass2 Tbsp. galanga, minced--if uyou dont have this use dried galanga or ginger1 Tbsp. garlic cloves, minced2 green onions, chopped1/2 cup honey or splenda1/2 orange juice 2 Tbsp. sesame oil1/4 cup waterwant it spicy add 1 tablespoon red chili or chil powder

mix the above in a bowl until well blended.

Pour the marinade over your favorite meat or vegetables and place in the fridge for 2 hours. Then place on the grill.

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