The Paleomantic Great Marinade
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This is a great basis for a Marinade. It can be tweaked and twisted in any number of ways, but the five essential ingredient categories should always remain the same: Oil, Acid, Aromatics, Sweet and Salt.
Recipe type: Sauces, Condiments and Spreads
This fits: Paleo, AIP, Whole 30
  • 4 parts oil (120 mls, 8 tablespoons)
  • 3 parts acid (90 mls, 6 tablespoons)
  • 2 parts sweet (60 mls, 4 tablespoons)
  • 1 part aromatics (30 mls, 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  1. Place all the ingredients into a bowl or jar, and mix thoroughly.
  2. No more than 2 hours before cooking time, coat or soak the meat.
  3. Use any left over, unused marinade as a salad dressing.
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