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Southwestern Marinade


This is a great marinade for any Southwestern, Tex-Mex or Mexican dish. The combination of dark beer with the lime juice not only adds flavor but has a lot of tenderizing power.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Makes about 4 1/2 cups


  • 3 cups Mexican or dark beer
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Store in airtight container in refrigerator until ready to use. Makes about 4 cups.
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