Blackberry Merlot Marinade

Blackberry Merlot Marinade

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Teressa Drenth


Found some blackberry syrup in the pantry that I had to use, so I thawed some chicken, mixed up a bunch of ingredients I had in the cabinets and voila: Pure Yumminess!


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5 Min


  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    distilled vinegar
  • 1 c
    red wine, preferably merlot or a burgundy
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp
    chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1 clove
  • 1/2 c
    blackberry syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    tabasco chipotle pepper sauce or liquid smoke

How to Make Blackberry Merlot Marinade


  1. Add all ingredients, whisking until completely combined.
  2. Use as marinade for beef, pork, chicken and shrimp.
  3. Marinate at least 2 hours. Grill or broil to taste.

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About Blackberry Merlot Marinade

Course/Dish: Marinades
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #shrimp #grilling

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