Marinade or wet rub, reduced sodium

Lynn Socko


You can reduce the fat by using water instead of olive oil, I did that today and actually liked it better. You can also play with the amounts of each ingredient and adjust to your liking.

This is a very flavorful low sodium marinade.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113Calories from Fat 113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.6g19%
Saturated Fat 1.8g9%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 65mg3%
Total Carbohydrates 2.4g1%
Sugars 1.4g
Protein 0.2g
Vitamin A 2% • Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% • Iron 1%
Nutrition Grade D
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet


★★★★★ 1 vote

Marinates 2 lbs of beef, chicken or pork
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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1/4-1/2 c
olive oil or water
2 Tbsp
reduced sodium worcestershire sauce
2 tsp
liquid smoke
2 tsp
apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp
ground ginger (powder not fresh)
1 Tbsp
fresh crushed garlic, about 2 cloves
2 Tbsp
chopped, fresh cilantro
dried mexico chile pepper
dried pasilla chile pepper

How to Make Marinade or wet rub, reduced sodium


  • 1Reduce the amount of olive oil to 2-3 tbsp and make it a wet rub, still delicious.
  • 2Leave pepper seeds in for more heat, or remove for less. You can also add salt to this recipe, but left out the only sodium is from the reduced sodium Worcestershire sauce.
  • 3Crush dried peppers in food processor. Finely chop cilantro and garlic. Mix all ingredients together.

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About Marinade or wet rub, reduced sodium

Course/Dish: Marinades, Rubs
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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