Mix up your barbecue with these five speedy marinades for meat, fish or veg. From fruity pineapple to classic lemon and rosemary, choose from the recipes below for a different flavour every time you fire up the barbecue.
Simply combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add your chosen meat/fish/veg and leave to marinate (see timings below) before grilling until cooked through. Each recipe makes enough for four servings.
Top row, from left to right: Cuban mojo, Tandoori, Herby Bottom row, from left to right: Sticky, Tropical
Marinating times 15-20 mins - fish, seafood and vegetables 1-3 hrs - small portions of meat and poultry, e.g. diced meat for kebabs, thin steaks 6-12 hrs - large joints of meat and whole chicken
Give your barbecue a Cuban twist with this zesty orange and lime marinade.
1 orange, juice 1 red chilli, finely chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped 2 tbsp vegetable oil1 lime, finely grated zest
Try this Indian-inspired marinade for a warming, yogurt-based coating that helps keeps meat and fish tender.
100ml Greek-style yogurt 25g ginger, finely grated 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp vegetable oil
Go classic with lemon, rosemary and garlic for a super easy herb marinade.
1 lemon, zest and juice 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 sprigs of rosemary, finely chopped 5 tbsp olive oil
Honey caramelises deliciously on the barbecue in this sticky marinade with a touch of chilli heat.
2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red chilli, finely chopped 15g fresh parsley, finely chopped 3 tbsp honey 100ml vegetable oil
Celebrate summer with tropical flavours in this fruity pineapple and ginger marinade.
227g tin pineapple slices in juice, drained and finely chopped 50g ginger, finely grated 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp vegetable oil
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