Peanut Marinade for Meat

I got this recipe from my neighbor's fiance, who is from Sierra Leone. I have tried this on beef, chicken, and pork, and all were terrific.

Yield: varies

Featured Ingredients

$3.79 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. .5 oz)

Peanut Marinade for Meat Recipe

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (natural, if possible)
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 handful fresh thyme OR
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 1 cup fresh basil, leaves and stems
  • 2-3 limes, juiced
  • 2-3 cubes bouillon (Maggi brand, available at Latin or African grocers)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 small can tomato paste
  • to taste, cayenne pepper (or peri-peri)
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Preparation Instructions

Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth.

Use it to coat beef, chicken, or pork and let marinate several hours to overnight before grilling.

Yield: varies
Helpful Hints

Peri-peri is a chile pepper used in Portugese and African cooking. Other chiles can be substituted if not available.


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