Basic Marinade

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 small onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice*
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper


Stir together all ingredients.

*White wine vinegar may be substituted for lemon juice.

Southwestern Marinade: substitute 1/4 cup lime juice for lemon juice. Add 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro and 1 teaspoon ground cumin.

Asian Marinade: substitute 1/2 cup peanut oil for olive oil 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar for lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons soy sauce or worcestershire sauce. Add 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger.


June 1999
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