Best Homemade Marinade
Recipe type: Marinade
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Fantastic marinade for grilling meats and vegetables.
  • 1 stalk fresh lemon grass
  • ½ bunch fresh chopped mint
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 serrano pepper, sliced and minced
  • 2 Tbs chopped cilantro stems
  • 2 Tbs chopped ginger root
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1-2 tsp peanut butter
  • 2 Tsb brown sugar
  • 1-2 Tbs coconut milk
  • 1 lime- juice from it
  • ¼ cup of nonfat yogurt
  • 2 Tbs low-sodium soy sauce
  1. Slice off and discard all but the bottom 3 inches of lemon grass root.
  2. With a mallet or rolling pin, pound the base of the stock to release the aromatic oils.
  3. Combine stalk in a food processor with mint, garlic, pepper, cilantro, ginger and green onions.
  4. Process, using short burst-for 30 seconds.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and process for one minute in the food processor.
Recipe by Simply Real Moms at