Indian-Spiced Marinade

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This tangy marinade, spiked with the Indian spice blend garam masala, is a terrific way to enliven chicken, tofu or pork chops.

Indian-Spiced Marinade
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup grated or minced onion (about 1 medium)

  • 1/4 cup lemon or lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons garam masala (see Note)

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions
  1. Whisk onion, lemon (or lime) juice, oil, garam masala and salt in a bowl until well combined.

Note: Garam masala, a blend of spices used in Indian cooking, usually includes cardamom, black pepper, cloves, nutmeg, fennel, cumin and coriander. It is available in the spice section of most supermarkets.

Nutrition note: Based on Test Kitchen results, 2 teaspoons of marinade are absorbed per serving.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Serving Size
3 tablespoons
Calories
7
Carbohydrates
0 g
Fat
1 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Protein
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Potassium
6 mg
Sodium
49 mg
Yield
about 3/4 cup
for 4 servings
Exchanges
Free food

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