Berber Marinade


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    1½ Cups

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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

The Berbers are a rugged, rug-weaving people who live in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. They season lamb and other meats with this vibrant paste of typical North African seasonings. Fenugreek is a rectangular seed with a pleasantly bitter flavor—look for it in Indian and Middle Eastern grocery stores. I have used this marinade with great success on tuna, pork tenderloin, and sirloin steak. Spread the Berber marinade on the meat, poultry, or seafood and marinate it, covered, for eight hours in t