Black Pepper Marinade Recipes

Summer is the season for grilling. And even though summer is winding down, there’s still plenty of time to fire up the grill and enjoy a tasty meal made with the healthy addition of essential oils. One of the most flavorful and versatile oils that you can use to enhance your cooking is Black Pepper. Featured in all three of the following recipes, it gets some help from a few other great culinary essential oils to make your next cookout extraordinary.

Charcoal grill covered in various meats and vegetables, essential oil marinades

Black Pepper + Oregano Steak

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 drops PURELY™ Black Pepper essential oil
  • 2 drops PURELY™ Oregano essential oil

Yields: Enough marinade for a one to two pound steak

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and pour over steak in a shallow glass bowl or baking pan.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before grilling.
  3. Discard marinade after use.

 

Southwestern Chicken

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 drops PURELY™ Black Pepper Essential Oil
  • 5 drops PURELY™ Walk the Lime™ Essential Oil

Yields: Enough marinade for a one to two pound chicken breast

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and pour over chicken in a shallow glass bowl or baking pan.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before grilling.
  3. Discard marinade after use.

 

Southwestern chicken tacos marinated in essential oils, black pepper, lime, cilantro

Asian Pork

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 bunch of scallions, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 drops PURELY™ Black Pepper Essential Oil
  • 4 drops PURELY™ Wild Orange Essential Oil
  • 8 drops PURELY™ Lemongrass Essential Oil

Yields: Enough marinade for a three to four pound pork loin

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and pour over pork loin in a shallow glass bowl or baking pan.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before grilling.
  3. Discard marinade after use.

PURELY essential oils for cooking, black pepper, lemongrass, oregano, walk the lime, wild orange