6 Marinades from Around The World

It’s not really the weather for a BBQ at the minute in Australia, but that hasn’t stopped me standing in the garden with my coat on, cooking some meat in various tasty marinades. Just like a BBQ in the UK. My favourite is the Turkish one, but here are 6, yes 6! tasty marinades from around the Worldwhich will suit meat, fish, poultry or even vegetables if you’re a vegetarian. Yum.

6 RECIPES:

ARGENTINIAN MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads (crumbled)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1 medium red onion (grated)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
3 tablespoons fresh continental parsley (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)
salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Soak the saffron threads in the lemon juice for about 20 minutes then add to the other ingredients and blend with a hand blender. Coat the meat and leave in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

GREEK LAMB MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh oregano (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon fresh parsley (finely chopped)
juice of one lemon
salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients and then marinade the meat for at least 3 hours.

LEBANESE MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic (minced)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons fresh thyme (finely chopped)
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients and then marinade the meat for at least 3 hours.

TURKISH MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup natural yogurt
1 onion (grated)
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon (juice only)
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 cloves garlic (minced)
salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients and then marinade the meat for at least 3 hours.

MOROCCAN MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoon sweet paprika
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons melted butter
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon (juice only)
salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients and then marinade the meat for at least 3 hours.

EGYPTIAN MARINADE:
INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 onion (grated)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients and then marinade the meat for at least 3 hours.

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