KC Masterpiece® Tips

Marinade FAQs

Where can I buy KC Masterpiece® Marinade?

KC Masterpiece® Marinade is distributed nationally through Grocery, Mass Retailer (e.g. Kmart, Target, and Wal-Mart), and Warehouse/Club stores. The availability of specific flavors can vary. If your local grocery store does not carry your favorite flavor, they may be able to order it for you.

Can I marinate with KC Masterpiece® Marinade longer than 30 minutes?

You can marinate longer than 30 minutes using most KC Masterpiece® Marinade flavors. However, when marinating with KC Masterpiece® Honey Teriyaki with Sesame Marinade, we suggest limiting your marinating time to 30 minutes.

Can you use KC Masterpiece® Marinade straight from the bottle as salad dressing, on pasta or over rice?

You may use the KC Masterpiece® Marinade according to your own taste. Keep in mind the flavors are very pronounced.

Can I use KC Masterpiece® Marinade in casseroles?

Yes, combining marinades with other ingredients is fine; however, keep in mind that the Marinade flavors are quite pronounced.

Should I refrigerate KC Masterpiece® Marinade after opening?

Yes, you should refrigerate KC Masterpiece® Marinades after opening.

Do KC Masterpiece® Marinades contain allergens?

All KC Masterpiece® products are labeled in accordance with the FDA food labeling requirements, including the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (Title II of Public Law 108-282) which requires foods to be labeled that contain the major food allergens: milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans. Although many flavors of KC Masterpiece® Marinade do not contain these ingredients, refer to the ingredients statement on the back of each KC Masterpiece® product to find this declaration.

What are the ingredients in KC Masterpiece® Marinades?

Specific ingredients are listed on the back label of each bottle.

Can I reuse KC Masterpiece® Marinade? What is meant by "should be discarded after use?"

You should not reuse the marinade after marinating foods. You should discard any product that was used to marinate food and was not cooked. To avoid contaminating marinade, never place dirty or used utensils, such as basting brushes, into the bottle and do not pour used marinade back into the bottle.

Can you cook with KC Masterpiece® Marinade, or do you have to remove the food from it before cooking?

Yes, you can cook with KC Masterpiece® Marinade. Remember to use the Marinade sparingly as flavors are very pronounced.

Can you use KC Masterpiece® Marinade as a dipping sauce?

Yes, you can use KC Masterpiece® Marinade as a dipping sauce.

How long can I keep KC Masterpiece® Marinade after I open it?

After opening, we suggest keeping the marinade for no longer than 4-5 months. Always refrigerate marinade after it is opened.


To avoid contaminating sauce, never place dirty or used utensils, such as basting brushes, into the bottle and do not pour used sauce back into the bottle.