Five easy BBQ marinades for summer

Five easy BBQ marinades for summer

Mix up your barbecue with these five speedy marinades for meat, fish or veg. From fruity pineapple to classic lemon and rosemary, choose from the recipes below for a different flavour every time you fire up the barbecue.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Servings: 4 people

Preparation

Marinade instructions

 Simply combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add your chosen meat/fish/veg and leave to marinate (see timings below) before grilling until cooked through. Each recipe makes enough for four servings.

Top row, from left to right: Cuban mojo, Tandoori, Herby
Bottom row, from left to right: Sticky, Tropical

Marinating times
15-20 mins - fish, seafood and vegetables
1-3 hrs - small portions of meat and poultry, e.g. diced meat for kebabs, thin steaks
6-12 hrs - large joints of meat and whole chicken

Ingredients

1. Cuban mojo

 Give your barbecue a Cuban twist with this zesty orange and lime marinade.

1 orange, juice 
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 limefinely grated zest

2. Tandoori

 Try this Indian-inspired marinade for a warming, yogurt-based coating that helps keeps meat and fish tender.

100ml Greek-style yogurt
25g ginger, finely grated
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp vegetable oil

3. Herby

 Go classic with lemon, rosemary and garlic for a super easy herb marinade.

1 lemon, zest and juice
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 sprigs of rosemary, finely chopped
5 tbsp olive oil

4. Sticky

 Honey caramelises deliciously on the barbecue in this sticky marinade with a touch of chilli heat.

2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 red chilli, finely chopped
15g fresh parsley, finely chopped
3 tbsp honey
100ml vegetable oil

5. Tropical

 Celebrate summer with tropical flavours in this fruity pineapple and ginger marinade.

227g tin pineapple slices in juice, drained and finely chopped
50g ginger, finely grated
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp vegetable oil

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Ingredients

1. Cuban mojo

 Give your barbecue a Cuban twist with this zesty orange and lime marinade.

1 orange, juice 
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 limefinely grated zest

2. Tandoori

 Try this Indian-inspired marinade for a warming, yogurt-based coating that helps keeps meat and fish tender.

100ml Greek-style yogurt
25g ginger, finely grated
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp vegetable oil

3. Herby

 Go classic with lemon, rosemary and garlic for a super easy herb marinade.

1 lemon, zest and juice
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 sprigs of rosemary, finely chopped
5 tbsp olive oil

4. Sticky

 Honey caramelises deliciously on the barbecue in this sticky marinade with a touch of chilli heat.

2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 red chilli, finely chopped
15g fresh parsley, finely chopped
3 tbsp honey
100ml vegetable oil

5. Tropical

 Celebrate summer with tropical flavours in this fruity pineapple and ginger marinade.

227g tin pineapple slices in juice, drained and finely chopped
50g ginger, finely grated
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp vegetable oil

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Preparation

Marinade instructions

 Simply combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add your chosen meat/fish/veg and leave to marinate (see timings below) before grilling until cooked through. Each recipe makes enough for four servings.

Top row, from left to right: Cuban mojo, Tandoori, Herby
Bottom row, from left to right: Sticky, Tropical

Marinating times
15-20 mins - fish, seafood and vegetables
1-3 hrs - small portions of meat and poultry, e.g. diced meat for kebabs, thin steaks
6-12 hrs - large joints of meat and whole chicken