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    Mexican Marinade Barbecue

    Mexican Marinade Barbecue. Photo by Bonnie G #2

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    Total Time:

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    15 mins

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    CHEF GRPA's Note:

    This marinade can be used on practically any meat or Mexican-style dish. You'll get a great lime and cilantro flavor without overpowering the flavor of the meat. I made this marinade and used is on boneless chicken thighs and thin sliced sirloin steaks. Everyone loved it! I soaked both the chicken and steak all day and we ate it without any other seasoning. And the leftovers were even better the next day and even a few days later!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine all ingredients and mix well. This marinade works best if it is made a day in advance so the flavors can blend. Marinate beef, lamb and pork for about 6 hours, poultry for 4 hours and fish for 1 hour.
    2. 2
      My Note: We have steak grilled on the bbq once a week so I decided to experiment with different marinades, to taste the differences and ultimately choose a suitable marinade as a main choice. I wasnt sure about how this marinade was going to turn out, although I did think that the ingredient combinations were interesting enough to give this a go. Now on to the review: What I noticed was the aromatic citrus flavour of the meat, it was not overly strong in flavour but it was not subtle either. It had a definite taste and flavour. Now I like to eat my steaks medium rare with the centre pink and some blood, this worked actually quite well because the blood had a lemon with a subtle garlic kind of flavour to it which was quite refreshing. I would recommend this marinade to anyone who wants a refreshing, citrus, lemon + subtle garlic with hints of herb flavoured steak. I had sauce on the side but honestly the steak tasted better without it, the marinade was that good.
    3. 3
      I combined the ingredients and only had them combine for 1/2 hour; marinate the pre-cut chicken breasts for 2 hours and the chicken was wonderfully tasty! The meat turned out so tasty thanks to this marinade! I didn't let the marinade sit at all before putting the steaks in, but I let the meat soak for 8-10 hours. I had made it to make beef tacos and almost decided to just eat the meat plain instead!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 05, 2014

      55

      Made this for a flank steak to make fajitas and was awesome. Just the right spice, we marinated for 24 hours and came out great.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Marinade Barbecue

    Serving Size: 1 (329 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 391.5
     
    Calories from Fat 338
    86%
    Total Fat 37.5 g
    57%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1181.9 mg
    49%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    10%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

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