Side Dishes and Sauces - Marinades for Beef, Pork and Poultry!




Kelly_S
02-24-2000, 03:14 AM
Poultry 1. These marinades are easy to make and turn ordinary poultry into a gourmet meal - -
practically no work on your part! Be sure to discard the marinade afterward, or else bring it to a full boil before using it as a
sauce. Each recipe is great for marinating 1 pound of skinless, boneless poultry, whether you broil or grill it.

CHINESE PLUM. Combine 2 plums (peeled and finely chopped), 1/3 cup cider vinegar, ¼ cup
apple juice, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon minced garlic. Makes about ¾ cup or 12 tablespoons (per tablespoon -
25.9 calories/0.1 fat grams/0.3 fiber grams).

CURRYING FAVOR. Combine 1 cup apple juice, ¼ cup cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes. Makes about 1 ¼ cup or 20 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 6.9 calories/0 fat grams/0 fiber grams).

GREAT GRILLING. Combine ½ cup balsamic vinegar, ½ cup orange juice, ¼ cup chopped
onions, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro, ½ teaspoon olive oil, and 1/8 teaspoon crushed red
pepper flakes. Makes about 1 ¼ cup or 20 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 8.7 calories/0.1 fat grams/0.1
fiber grams).

MIGHTY MINTY. Bring ¼ cup grape jelly and ¼ cup cider vinegar to a boil; add ¼ cup
chopped fresh mint and 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce. Let cool before using. Makes about ¾ cup or 12 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 20.3 calories/0 fat grams/0.2 fiber grams).

ORANGE YOU GLAD?. Combine ½ cup orange juice, 1 teaspoon grated orange rind, 1
teaspoon grated fresh ginger, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and ¼ teaspoon dark sesame oil. Makes about ½ cup or 8 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 9.2 calories/0.2 fat grams/1.8 fiber grams).

PUCKER UP. Combine ½ cup dry sherry or defatted chicken stock, 2 tablespoons lemon
juice, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard and ½ teaspoon prepared horseradish. Makes about 9 tablespoons (per tablespoon wit the sherry - 20.6 calories/0 fat/0 fiber…with the chicken stock - 3.4
calories/0 fat/0 fiber).

TERIYAKI TREAT. Combine ½ cup unsweetened pineapple juice, ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy
sauce, 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger and 1 teaspoon minced garlic. Makes about ¾ cup or 12 tablespoons (per tablespoon 9.5 calories/0 fat/0.1 fiber).

MEATS1. Marinades are the most effective way to flavor and moisten extra-lean cuts of meat which can often be dry
due to lack of fat. Use about 1 pound of lean beef or pork with any of the following
marinades. For the best results, marinate the meat in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. To keep meats moist during cooking, baste frequently with the marinade.

CHINESE CHEER. Combine 3 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce, 1
tablespoon sherry (optional), 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno peppers (wear plastic gloves when handling), 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil and 1 teaspoon minced garlic. Makes about 1/3 cup or just over 5 tablespoons (per
tablespoon with sherry - 54.3 calories/0.9 fat grams/0.1 fiber grams…without sherry - 50.2 calories/0.9 fat grams/0.1 fiber grams).

CITRUS GLAZE. Combine ¼ cup lemon juice, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon grated lemon
rind, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper. Makes about 1/3 cup or just over 5 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 19.1 calories/0 fat grams/0.6 fiber grams).

CURRY YOGURT. Combine ½ cup nonfat plain yogurt, 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar, 1
teaspoon curry powder and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Makes about ½ cup or 8 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 20.2 calories/0.6 fat grams/0.1 fiber grams).


HONEY AND SPICE. Combine 3 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons dijon mustard, 1
tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon frozen orange juice concentrate and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Makes about 1/3
cup or just over 5 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 50.7 calories/0.3 fat grams/0.1 fiber grams).

LATIN SALSA. Combine 1/3 cup mild or medium salsa, 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar, ½
teaspoon ground cumin, ¼ teaspoon ground red (cayenne) pepper and a pinch of salt. Makes about 1/3 cup or just over 5 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 15.2 calories/0.1 fat grams/0.3 fiber grams.

MAPLE MADNESS. Combine ¼ cup balsamic vinegar, 3 tablespoons maple syrup, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Makes about ½ cup or 8 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 25.7 calories/0.6 fat grams/0 fiber grams).

TOMATO BLISS. Combine ¼ cup tomato puree, ¼ cup nonfat plain yogurt, 1 tablespoon
reduced sodium soy sauce, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1 teaspoon sugar. Makes about ½ cup
or 8 tablespoons (per tablespoon - 11.1 calories/0.1 fat grams/0.3 fiber grams).

ZIPPY MUSTARD. Combine ¼ cup lemon or lime juice, 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, 1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or cilantro, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1 teaspoon grated lemon or lime rind.
Makes about 1/3 cup or 5 tablespoons (per tablespoon with lemon juice - 6.7 calories/0.1 fat grams/0.1 fiber
grams…with lime juice - 6.9 calories/0.2 fat grams/0.1 fiber grams).


Kelly_S
02-24-2000, 03:21 AM
Now I do count points for the marinade if I'm eating as a dip but if I am just using it as a marinade to tenderize and flavor the meat I don't count any points for it.

Kel