Give your grilled vegetables a bit of Asian flair with this easy ginger soy marinade. This tasty mélange of zucchini, peppers, onions and mushrooms makes a great side dish to serve with skewers or other barbecued meat.

Yield: Serves 4.



  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups whole medium mushrooms


  1. To prepare marinade, whisk together garlic, ginger, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Toss vegetables with marinade to coat. Let vegetables stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat natural gas barbecue on medium heat for 10 - 15 minutes.
  3. Remove vegetables from marinade; discard marinade. Place vegetables in a grill wok or on a grill topper and grill, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are browned and tender, about 10 - 15 minutes.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

187 calories, 10.7 g fat, 4.2 g protein, 20.1 g carbohydrate, 2.8 g fibre, 424 mg sodium