Costa Rican Marinade

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
24 hrs
30 mins

This marinade can be used with beef, chicken, or pork. Posted for ZWT 4 - South/Central America and found on Recipe Goldmine's website.

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  1. Using a shallow non-metal dish or reasealable plastic bag add all the ingredients and mix together well.
  2. Up to 3 pounds of beef, chicken, or pork can be placed in the marinade and refrigerated for 8 hours but no longer than 24.
  3. Cover the dish or seal the plastic bag and turn meat occasionally.
  4. Grill meat to desired doneness and discard remaining marinade.
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4 5

This was a good marinade. I used it on boneless chicken breasts and broiled them instead of grilling. I thought the tanginess from the lime juice was too intense, and I think DD agreed by exhibiting her little puckered face. On the other hand, DH thought it was perfect. For those with similar taste buds to mine, I would recommend reducing the lime juice by half (1/4 cup instead of 1/2 cup). Thanks for sharing this recipe! (Made for AUS/NZ Recipe Swap #42)

5 5

Great marinade! I used it on chicken wings and thighs, which I baked. Great flavors and chicken was really moist. Think this would be good on a firm white fish also, such as halibut. I will try it again on grilled chicken.

5 5

This was a great marinade! This is the first time I ever cooked so I was a little nervous but it turned out great!