Berber Marinade

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 304


1 onion, medium, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons ginger, chopped fresh
3 tablespoons paprika, mild
3 tablespoons paprika, hot
1 tablespoon coriander, ground
2 teaspoons black pepper, freshly ground
1/2 teaspoon cardamon, ground
1 teaspoon red pepper flake, hot, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek (optional)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/4 teaspoon allspice, ground
1/8 teaspoon cloves, ground
4 teaspoons salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon honey or sugar
3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh


Place the onion, garlic, ginger, both paprikas, coriander, pepper, cardamom, 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes, fenugreek (if using), cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and 4 teaspoons salt in a food processor and process to a coarse paste. Work in the honey, oil, and lemon juice. Alternatively, combine all the ingredients at once in a blender and purée to a smooth paste. Taste for seasoning, adding pepper flakes and salt as necessary. This marinade will keep, covered in the refrigerator, for 1 week.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups enough to marinate 2 to 3 pounds seafood, poultry, or meat

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 304
Calories from Fat: 288

This Berber Marinade recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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