Costa Rican Marinade

READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
Recipe by lauralie41

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

Top Review by MarthaStewartWanabe

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)

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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