Moroccan-Style Beef Marinade

Moroccan spices
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: About 3 1/4 cups (8 servings)

This marinade adds fantastic Moroccan-style flavor to just about anything. It's important to make this in advance so the flavors have time to blend.

What You'll Need

  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL olive oil
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL ginger (fresh, minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL parsley (fresh, minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL cumin (ground)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL sherry
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL oregano (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL pepper (ground)

How to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Marinate meats for 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator. See Marinating Beef for marinating times.

2. Store marinade in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week after preparation. Prepare mixture 24 hours in advance before marinating meats. This will allow the flavors to bloom.   

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
173 Calories
14g Fat
12g Carbs
2g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)