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Ancho Chile Citrus Marinade

Ancho Chile Citrus Marinade
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Fresh, tart citrus and smoky, rich ancho chile powder combine for a truly fantastic flavor in this marinade. It’s a great way to spice up your chicken wings or add tenderness and depth to a cut of flank steak before searing up for some seriously tasty tacos. 

    10 min
    1 hrs
    1 hrs 10 min


  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. ancho chile powder
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • t tbsp. oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Slowly whisk in olive oil until fully combined.
  2. In bowl or resealable bag, add preferred protein; marinate for at least an hour.
  3. Remove protein when marinated and grill until cooked.

If you loved this marinade, check out our Cilantro Lime Marinade recipe for another tangy, delicious mix.