You likely already have the fixings for a great marinade in your kitchen. There are three key ingredients to every good marinade. The first one is oil. Oil coats the meat, fish or vegetables you’re preparing to cook and it allows all the flavors from your marinade to infuse the food. The second key ingredient is an acid, such as lemon juice or vinegar. This will help tenderize the food and add a nice rich flavor.
The third key component to a delicious marinade is seasoning! This can be fresh herbs, dried spices, onions, garlic or all of the above. Determine your desired flavor whether it’s Cajun, chili lime, or authentic Italian. Find the right blend to suit your mood. Another version of seasoning can involve ingredients like soy sauce, honey, Worcestershire, Dijon and other citrus juices. Watch the Clearly Organic blog in the coming months for some amazing marinade combinations.