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Marinade Recipes: Cilantro Lime Marinade

Cilantro lime marinade on grilled chicken
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Cilantro Lime Marinade Recipe

Recipe Difficulty: Easy 

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Entrée, Appetizer, Side
Prep Time: 15 minutes

While simple to prepare using only a few ingredients, this cilantro lime marinade is packed with bright, fresh flavor. Try it on chicken, shrimp or beef as a marinade to tenderize and add tang to any dish you grill. You can also whip it up in a food processor for a thicker marinade, sauce or even dressing.
- 2 limes, juiced
- ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- ½ cup olive oil
- 1 tsp. honey
- 1 tsp. cumin
- Salt & pepper, to taste

1. Add all ingredients to a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine or use a food processor for a thicker marinade or sauce.
2. Transfer marinade to a large resealable bag and add preferred protein; let marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
3. Remove protein when marinated and grill until cooked.

Try this cilantro lime marinade on your favorite protein, grill and add to our Quick Quesadillas recipe for lunch or dinner in a snap!