Versatile marinade

I love a marinade that you can use on multiple things.  The chipotle marinade that I made a couple of weeks ago certainly fits the bill.  It is well worth making a quick batch and keeping in the fridge.  That makes for an easy weeknight dinner.  Cous cous makes a great side with the chipotle shrimp.

Skewer deveined and cleaned shrimp and dip in chipotle marinade.  Grill for 2 – 3 minutes per side.

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.



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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