BALSAMIC MARINADE

 

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  • Servings: 50
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken stock (fat-free / low salt)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cups balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme (I hate thyme...so I used rosemary instead)
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. chopped chives
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 serrano or jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 tsp. creole seasoning

Directions

  • Heat chicken stock, oil and vinegar. In a separate bowl, mix together the cornstarch and water. Add to the stock mixture. Gently boil for 1 minute to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and cool. Add remaining ingredients and refrigerate.
  • Each serving = 2 tablespoons, 21 calories, Fat = 2 gr., Carb. = 1 gr., Cal. from fat 85 %, and Sodium = 43 mg.

Notes

In my quest for healthier meals, I came across this marinade in a cookbook called The Good Life, by Pamela Smith. Its heavenly!

Author Credit: Pamela Smith

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