Portuguese BBQ Marinade

portuguese bbq marinade
This marinade is delicious on a charcoal barbecue but don't worry if you can't get your hands on one, a regular barbecue will pack a punch too. A glass of red wine for the cook is optional but recommended!
  • 600g pork scotch fillet (or any protein of choice, this works brilliantly with lamb, chicken or beef)
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 heaped tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 level tbsp oregano
  • 1 level tbsp sweet paprika


  • Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl, add pork. Allow to marinate for half an hour if time permits.
  • Preheat barbecue to a medium-high heat. Cook pork for 12 minutes (6 minutes on each side). Baste with remaining marinade once or twice during cooking.
  • Once cooked, allow to rest at least 6 minutes before serving.

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