Broiled Prawns in Beer, Lime and Cilantro

Okay, I admit it. I have a fondness for marinades based on beer, lime, chili, cilantro etc. Whether it be for prawns/shrimp, chicken or beef I like how it tastes and works. By working I mean the flavor brought in by the beer (it also really helps tenderize tough cuts of beef by breaking down the connective tissues) but also how those ingredients work together. Stir fried, grilled or broiled take your pick how to cook them. I think the marinade makes the simple and quick meal all the much tastier. Besides, it usually means you have to finish off a bottle or can of beer left over from the recipe!! Bon appetite Continue reading “Broiled Prawns in Beer, Lime and Cilantro”

Chili, Lime & Beer Marinated Chicken Wraps

Beer, chili, lime are perfect companions when it comes to creating a Mexican style dish. This is easy, fast and makes for a really tasty chicken meal. You could just as easily substitute a cheap cut of steak for chicken and that works great too.

The alcohol content in beer breaks down the connective tissue in budget cuts of beef and tenderizes it as well as adding flavour. Experiment a bit but this is my basic recipe. Continue reading “Chili, Lime & Beer Marinated Chicken Wraps”