Leftover marinade

The chipotle marinade that I made keeps well in the fridge for a few weeks.  That works out really well because it is so good on almost anything.  We used it on boneless pork chops with roasted potatoes.  A good simple dinner on a Thursday night.

If you missed the marinade, here is the recipe:

Chipotle marinade 

  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 TB tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (low sodium soy sauce)
  • 2 TB sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt and pepper

Combine all ingredients in a blender.  NOTE: This marinade has some zip.  You don’t need to drench your protein in it, just dip it and let it sit for a little before grilling.

I served it with roasted potatoes and a simple salad.  For the salad, I made a dressing with raspberry vinaigrette, olive oil and shallot and poured it over some mache with a little bit of crumbled feta and sliced cherry tomatoes from our garden.

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About emenuplan
I love to cook and love to eat. I work full time and have a family so managing good meals during the week requires organization. I'm hoping to share my weekly menu plans and recipes to make things a little easier for those who want to follow along.

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