Peanut Butter for the Hungry

Chili n Nut MarinadeServes: Makes enough marinade for a serving for 4 people
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

This versatile and universal marinade works a treat with any meats, tiger prawns, tofu, in fact anything that needs spicing up! You can use it immediately, for example on chicken wings, or you can marinade a whole roast in the fridge for up to 24 hours.


1 inch piece root ginger, peeled and crushed 2.5 cm
2 cloves garlic, crushed 2
2 tsp red chili powder 5 ml
1 tbsp peanut oil 15 ml
1 tbsp honey 15 ml
2 tsp dijon mustard 10 ml
4 tbsp peanut butter 60 ml
2 tbsp light soy sauce 30 ml
1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped 15 ml
5 tbsp cold water 75 ml


Mix all the ingredients together and brush over your favourite meat, fish, tofu or vegetables.

Cook either under the grill, in a non-stick pan, or in a moderately hot oven, depending on the food chosen.

Cooking Tip: This easy marinade can be made up and frozen in bulk. Simply defrost, stir well and use. You can either brush it onto the food, or just stir it into the raw ingredients, cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. You can use smooth or crunchy peanut butter, and if you’re a real nut-o-holic, you can even throw in some chopped peanuts.