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Red Wine Marinade

Red Wine Marinade
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

This simple classic marinade is perfect paired with dark or gamy meats. You can vary the flavor depending on what kind of red wine you choose. For a greater intensity, try using a full-bodied red, such as Shiraz or Zinfandel. For a more delicate flavor, use a lighter red, such as Pinot Noir or Burgundy. Use on: Chicken thighs, duck, beef, lamb (see Tip)

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 2 cups
    red wine
  • small onion, diced
  • 2 3-inch strips
    orange zest, (see Tip)
  • 2 sprigs
    fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons
    red currant jelly
  • 1 teaspoon
    kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine wine, onion, orange zest, rosemary, jelly, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Pour the marinade into a shallow baking dish or 1-gallon sealable plastic bag for marinating 1 to 2 pounds (4 to 8 servings) of your chosen protein.

 

Tip

Tip: Use a vegetable peeler to easily remove strips of the outer orange skin (zest), leaving the bitter white pith behind.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 3 cups
  • Calories8
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates1 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium16 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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