Chili and Peanut Marinade

This versatile marinade goes great with chicken, shrimp, tofu, and any other meat that needs spicing up! Use it immediately or as a marinade for up to 24 hours.

  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Serves: Makes enough marinade for a serving for 4 people

Ingredients

Marinade

1-in (2.5-cm) piece of ginger, peeled and crushed
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tsp (10 mL) red chili powder
1 tbsp (15 mL) peanut oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
2 tsp (10 mL) dijon mustard
¼ cup (60 mL) peanut butter
2 tbsp (30 mL) light soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) coriander leaves, finely chopped
⅓ cup (75 mL) cold water

Directions

Mix all the ingredients together and brush over your favourite meat, fish, tofu or vegetables.

Cook on the grill, on the stovetop non-stick pan, or in the oven, depending on the protein chosen.


Tip:
 This easy marinade can be made in advance and frozen in bulk. Simply defrost and stir well before using. For extra texture, add chopped peanuts into the marinade too!