Georgian Marinade

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 4 or 5 medium-sized Oranges
  • 3 Lemons
  • 1/2 cup dry White Wine
  • 1 medium Onion, minced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger Root, peeled and minced
  • 3 Tbsp Paprika
  • 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 to 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorns, cracked
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks

Directions:

Grate the zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon, then set aside. Juice the oranges and lemons. Combine the orange juice, lemon juice and wine in a saucepan and boil rapidly until only 1/2 cup liquid remains and let cool. Combine onions, garlic and ginger in a bowl. Stir in the reduced juice mixture, grated zest, paprika, oil, sugar, peppercorns, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon sticks.