Marinate chicken or your favorite meat and serve with chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Adam Albright

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
refrigerate:
1 day
total:
1 day 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 3/4 cup marinade
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove 1 1/2 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbsp. juice from lime. For marinade, in a blender or food processor combine lime zest and juice and remaining ingredients. Cover and blend or process until smooth.

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  • To use, place 2 to 3 lb. desired poultry or meat in a resealable plastic freezer bag. Add marinade. Seal bag; turn to coat poultry or meat. Lay flat in a shallow baking pan and freeze up to 3 months.

  • To serve, thaw in refrigerator 24 to 48 hours or until no longer icy. Drain poultry or meat, discarding marinade. Cook poultry or meat as desired.

*Tip

Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts

22 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 1mg; carbohydrates 2g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 1g; protein 1g; vitamin a 30.8IU; vitamin c 2.7mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 8.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 85mg; potassium 72mg; calcium 23mg; iron 0.1mg.
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