Mexican Smoked Chile Marinade

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
1 cup
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 5 canned minced chipotles
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions
  • Combine the orange juice and lime juice in a sauce pan, and boil until only 1/2 cup of liquid remains. Place this and the remaining ingredients in a blender, and puree to a smooth paste.

  • Spread this paste on the food to be marinated. In the refrigerator, marinate seafood for 2 hours, poultry for 4 hours, and meat overnight, turning twice.

  • Marinated food may be sauteed, broiled or roasted in the oven.

  • This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The FN chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.


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