Homemade Marinade

    12 hours 5 minutes

    This is an excellent marinade usually used for Fajita, but can be used for any dish. For best results - prepare and marinade chicken or beef a day ahead.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 3 limes, juiced
    • 2 spring onions, chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • handful chopped fresh coriander
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground anise seed (optional)

    Preparation:5min  ›  Extra time:12hours marinating  ›  Ready in:12hours5min 

    1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Whisk until well blended.
    2. Pour mixture over your favourite meat, cover, and marinate for 12 to 24 hours before cooking as desired.

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    Used different ingredients. Okay, don't ask me why, but -- I added a dash (a DASH) of cinnamon for complexity, and one tablespoon of red wine vinegar to bring it all "up and together." Wow. Thanks!  -  08 Oct 2008


    Altered ingredient amounts. I have been looking for a good fajita marinade for years. My search has stopped here. I only used 1 1/2 limes, my family is not a big fan of the flavour. They were excellent :-)  -  08 Oct 2008


    Altered ingredient amounts. This is a wonderful marinade. I tried several others before I settled on this one. My family loves my chicken and beef marinated in this. I have not used any of the Anise seed. The recipe is good as is.  -  08 Oct 2008