Red Wine and Worcestershire Sauce Chicken Marinade

Red Wine and Worcestershire Sauce Chicken Marinade

This chicken marinade marries the acidity from red wine with the sweetness of brown sugar and the saltiness of Worcestershire and soy sauce.
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Let boil for 1 minute, reduce heat, and simmer for additional 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Remove from heat and let cool completely before using. (If making ahead of time, marinade may be stored in the refrigerator for no more than one week.)
  4. Step 4

    Marinate chicken in mixture for 4 to 12 hours.
  5. Step 5

    For the sauce option, follow the above instructions only simmer the sauce over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Thicken the mixture with water and cornstarch. Turn up the heat to medium-high and bring to a heavy simmer.
  7. Step 7

    Add cornstarch to the sauce and using a whisk, stir together for 20 to 30 seconds until the cornstarch thickens. (The sauce should be slightly thickened and able to coat the back of a spoon.)
  8. Step 8

    Remove from heat and use on cooked chicken, turkey, or other types of poultry.
  9. Step 9