Fresh Mango Marinade

Fresh Mango Marinade

Makes 1 cup marinade

Here's a versatile and deliciously simple marinade for chicken, pork or tofu. Try a garnish of fresh cilantro or green onions on the finished dish.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon expeller-pressed canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice or white wine
  • 2 teaspoons finely diced peeled fresh ginger root
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
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Method: 

To make the marinade, combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and purée.

To use the marinade, pour into a large bowl and add up to 2 pounds of chicken breast or chicken pieces, pork chops or sliced firm tofu. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.

When ready to cook, transfer everything (marinade and all) to a baking dish and bake in a 425°F oven until cooked through; or remove the food from the marinade and grill it, then place the marinade into a small saucepan with 1/3 cup water and boil for at least 5 minutes before serving it along with the grilled food.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: about 1/4 cup, 90 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 15g sugar), 1g protein
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