How to use Coca-Cola as a meat marinade
The beauty of marinating meat is that you play around with flavors and hope that they will come together to compliment one another and produce a taste your palette has never tasted before.
This festive season many chefs and braai masters may be in need of marinating sauces but however be on a very tight budget to purchase ready made marinating sauces but worry not because we are here to bring you ways in which you can maximize what is within the reach of your home for multiple uses.
While Coca-Cola remains one of those must haves in many households, we are here to tell you that this enjoyed cooldrink can also serve as a marinade for your meats.
Whether you are roasting or braaing, it does not really matter because Coca-Cola is guaranteed to bring out all the juices and flavour out of your tender steaks and drumsticks.
To continue off what we started, the recipe of this marinade contains everything that you will either find in your cupboards or in your fridge.
The ingredients for this recipe as provided by Couple in the kitchen – restaurant connoisseurs – are:
- one lemon
- 4 Cloves garlic
- ½ Cop of soy sauce
- 2 cups of Coca Cola
- ¼ cup of vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
In a big bowl mix all your ingredients and allow the meat of your choice to marinate in this mixture and place it in the fridge. You may decide on the duration of the process, however, it is advised that you allow it stay for 8 hours or longer as the meat tends to get more tender and juicy with a longer duration of time left in the marinade.