Tequila lime marinade is amazing and makes every recipe better
It adds depth and flavor to your dish and you will get a super tasty dish. The best thing about this marinade you mix it up in no time. Ready to learn how to make tequila lime marinade? Let’s get started!
If you have a bottle of tequila in your cupboard and never cooked with it you definitely should. It really gives a rich flavor to your main ingredients.
And any time a recipe calls for citrus it is a great opportunity to add in some tequila as well. It pairs really well with Latin inspired recipes,
You may worry that cooking with alcohol will leave alcohol in your dish but this is not the case. The alcohol in e.g. Tequila or wine evaporates during cooking.
The heat takes care of evaporating alcohol. In general, you can say that the longer you cook ingredients with alcohol, the more it will evaporate.
So no need to worry that you can get drunk from alcohol in your recipes or that you can’t serve it to your children. Because you can.
Tequila lime marinade ingredients
For this marinade, you need a handful of ingredients. Put the following items on your grocery shopping list:
- Lime juice
- Olive oil
- Homemade chili powder
- Pinch of salt
- Black pepper
How to make Tequila lime marinade
To make this recipe start with a small bowl. Add the olive oil first and then add the freshly squeezed lime juice.
Finely chop the garlic cloves. Then add the tequila and stir before you add the chili powder, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
Instead of finely minced garlic, you can substitute it with garlic powder. Add it to the marinade and stir.
Your marinade is ready to use.
When you make this marinade recipe you can store it in a glass jar. Store in the refrigerator for about a week.
Use this marinade with
This is such a great marinade that you can use with a lot of different dishes. When you use this marinade let it set for preferably 2 hours or even overnight.
If you do not have a lot of time let the ingredients marinate for at least 15 minutes. Try this tequila lime marinade with:
Other marinade recipes
If you like this recipe you will love this marinade recipe:
- Mexican chicken marinade -a great recipe to flavor your chicken breast or chicken thighs. A must-have recipe for your chicken recipe
- Chimichurri – technically it is not a marinade but you can definitely use it as a marinade. Great with steak
- BBQ rub – a perfect bbq rub recipe to spice it up on the grill
I hope you love this tequila lime marinade as much as I do!
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Want to marinate your chicken and try something new? Try this Tequila lime marinade recipe because you will love it. It is fresh and flavorful!
- ¼ cup Tequila
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 teaspoons chili powder
- 3 cloves of garlic
- Pinch of salt
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Add the olive oil first and then add the freshly squeezed lime juice
- Finely chop the garlic cloves. Then add the tequila and stir before you add the chili powder, garlic, salt, and black pepper
- Your marinade is ready to use
Instead of finely minced garlic, you can substitute it with 1 teaspoon garlic powder
Calories: 104; Fat: 7.3g; Carbs: 1.8g; Protein: 0.4g;