Pineapple-Chipotle Marinade

Pineapple-Chipotle Marinade

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From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1998

Molasses adds a rich character to this tropical marinade. Try it with chicken, pork or shrimp.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ⅓ cup frozen pineapple juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt


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  1. Combine vinegar, pineapple juice concentrate, molasses, chipotles, oil and salt in a small bowl. Use ½ cup to marinate chicken, pork or shrimp. Reserve remaining marinade for basting.
  • Note: Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce are smoked jalapeños packed in a flavorful sauce. Look for the small cans with the Mexican foods in large supermarkets. Once opened, they'll keep up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer. You can also find them dried with other chiles or at and ground in the spice section of many supermarkets.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 teaspoon
  • Per serving: 9 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 1 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 3 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 100 mg sodium; 23 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: none

Reviews 1

May 07, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This was a great marinade! I made it for some friends and everyone loved it and asked for the recipe. I like things a little spicier so next time I will add more chipotle peppers a less pineapple concentrate. I will definitely use this often.
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