Chinese Marinade Sauce is variety use in Chinese Cuisine, no matter in snack, main course or pasta also can match with this sauce, however, this sauce mainly use for slow cook food. There are two types of Chinese Marinade Sauce, Black and white, the black one is added soy sauce, black soy sauce and rock sugar, and the white one is added salt only. The main ingredients for this sauce are :Star anise, Cinnamon, Fennel, Licorice, sand ginger,Nardostachyos Root, Amomum, Galangal Seed, Amomum tsao-ko, Clove, Bay Leave and peppercorn.
Of course, you don’t have to remember all ingredients, just stop by the Chinese Medicine or Chinese Grocery store and ask for a package ready is fine. It’s easy to prepare the sauce, put all the ingredients into a soup pocket, prepare a large pot and boil water, add the pocket into the water, add some ginger, green onion, rock sugar, shaoxing rice wine, soy sauce and black soy sauce, boil it for an hour and finish.
This sauce can be use for unlimited recycle, if you use it more, the smell will becomes more tasty, but you have to add small quaninty of ingredient package (or Chinese five spices powder), ginger, green onion, rock sugar and water to maintain it’s flavour before every time you use it, otherwise the flavour will be lost. Don’t throw it once you use, just keep it in the refrigerator after use every time, it will keep it forever.