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I need a marinade for grilling veggies??

I'm making veggie kabobs ( red onion, peppers, mushroom, eggplant, green&yellow squash) and I'm just looking for an easy marinade to add some flavor.

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Farrahann

Asked by Farrahann at 2:43 PM on Jun. 26, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and ground black pepper.
    Laila-May

    Answer by Laila-May at 2:45 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • i like throwing a little cayenne pepper into the mix, too. sometimes we just use EVOO with italian seasonings, salt/pepper. or, a real simple marinade is italian dressing.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 2:54 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • any kind of oil/vinegar based dressings will work wonders.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 2:55 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Thanks ladies.
    Farrahann

    Comment by Farrahann (original poster) at 4:32 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Mushroom, Red Pepper, and Squash Yakitori
    Makes: 12 skewers. Serves: 4 as an entree
    YAKITORI GLAZE:
    2/3 cup low-salt vegetable stock
    1/4 cup sake or apple cider or white grape juice
    3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari or Braggs
    3 tablespoons Mirin or dry sherry or apple cider or white grape juice
    1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
    2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar
    2 small garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon water
    20 large white or cremini mushrooms (about 2-inch caps)
    20 l-3/4-by-l-inch rectangular pieces yellow crookneck squash (about 3 medium squash)
    28 1-1/2-inch squares red bell pepper (about 3 large bell peppers)
    1/3 cup vegetable oil for brushing
    Select twelve 10-to 12-inch wooden or metal skewers; if using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes and drain before using.

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:12 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • To make the glaze: Combine the vegetable stock, sake, soy sauce, Mirin, brown sugar, rice vinegar, garlic, and ginger in a medium non-reactive saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Dissolve the cornstarch in the water and whisk into the soy mixture. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
    Preheat a grill to medium high or the oven to 450 degrees F.
    To assemble: Thread 5 mushrooms, lengthwise (starting with the bottom of each stem), onto each of 4 skewers. Thread 5 pieces of squash onto each of 4 other skewers and thread 7 red pepper pieces onto each of 4 other skewers. Place the kabobs on a baking sheet and brush with the vegetable oil, rotating the kabobs to coat evenly. Place the kabobs on the grill, grouping each type of vegetable for consistent cooking times. Close the grill and cook until the vegetables are tender, 10 to 20 minutes. (The vegetables have slightly different cooking times, so check them
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:18 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

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