Asian Chicken Marinade for Grilling


This is my go-to marinade anytime we are grilling chicken. I usually make kabobs and just marinate the chicken cubes in this mixture for a few hours.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seed oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine fish sauce, sesame oil, sunflower seed oil, lemon juice, Chinese five-spice powder, and salt in a container and mix well.

Cook's Note:

You can use 3 thinly sliced lemongrass leaves instead of the lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

64 Calories
7g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 64
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 701mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 16mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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