Chipotle Citrus Marinade

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Use this marinade on poultry, fish or meats. The marinade contains orange lime juice, chipotle chiles, garlic, Mexican oregano, cumin and vinegar.
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    • 1 cup fresh orange juice
    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    • 5 canned minced chipotles in adobo
    • 4 cloves minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest
    • 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano
    • 1 teaspoons cumin seeds (sees are best toasted before use)
    • 1 tablespoon wine vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Combine the orange juice and lime juice in a sauce pan over medium-high heat and reduce to 1/2 cup.

Place reduced juice and remaining ingredients in a blender, and puree to a smooth paste.

Smooth the paste over meat, poultry or fish and allow to marinate overnight or minimally:

Seafood: 2 hours
Poultry: 4 hours
Pork, beef or lamb: 8 hours
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