Guide to Marinating

Q: I never know how long to marinate meat. Is there such a thing as marinating something for too long?

Here’s an easy chart including the minimum and maximum time to marinate different types of meat for maximum flavour. Keep this on your refrigerator for quick reference!

cow
Beef:
Minimum time – 4 hours
Maximum time – 12 hours

 

fish

 

Fish:
Minimum time – 15 minutes
Maximum time – 30 minutes

 

chicken

 

Chicken:
Minimum time – 30 minutes
Maximum time – 6 hours

 

Written by Massimo Capra

Massimo Capra

Massimo Capra has been on The Food Network many times with successful shows like Restaurant Makeover. He has a regular spot on CityTV’s Cityline, is a national column writer and author of two best selling cookbooks. He is now the host of his own destination cooking show called Gourmet Escapes. He is co-owner/executive of Mistura and also brings his passion for great gourmet food at affordable prices to Canada’s busiest airport, Pearson International (Toronto), with the opening of Boccone Trattoria Veloce and Boccone Pronto.

About Massimo Capra 14 Articles
Massimo Capra has been on The Food Network many times with successful shows like Restaurant Makeover. He has a regular spot on CityTV’s Cityline, is a national column writer and author of two best selling cookbooks. He is now the host of his own destination cooking show called Gourmet Escapes. He is co-owner/executive of Mistura and also brings his passion for great gourmet food at affordable prices to Canada’s busiest airport, Pearson International (Toronto), with the opening of Boccone Trattoria Veloce and Boccone Pronto.

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