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Indian-Spiced Marinade

July/August 2011

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This tangy marinade, spiked with the Indian spice blend garam masala, is a terrific way to enliven chicken, tofu or pork chops.


Indian-Spiced Marinade Recipe

Makes: About 3/4 cup, for 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grated or minced onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garam masala (see Note)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Whisk onion, lemon (or lime) juice, oil, garam masala and salt in a bowl until well combined.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  • Note: Garam masala, a blend of spices used in Indian cooking, usually includes cardamom, black pepper, cloves, nutmeg, fennel, cumin and coriander. It is available in the spice section of most supermarkets.
  • Nutrition note: Based on Test Kitchen results, 2 teaspoons of marinade are absorbed per serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 15 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 98 mg sodium; 11 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0


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