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Spicy Caesar Marinade


Based on a popular Canadian cocktail, this spicy tomato marinade pairs well with chicken or beef.
  • Serves: 3 cups
  • Active Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
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Step 1: Preparing the Marinade

Preparing the Marinade
  • 2 cups Clamato juice (see notes)
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 2 tsp celery salt
  • 2 to 3 tsp Tabasco (or other hot pepper sauce)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill


To prepare the marinade, finely mince the green onion and chop the dill. Place all of the ingredients into a bowl and whisk to combine. Adjust the seasonings to taste.

Store the marinade in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

This marinade pairs very well with chicken and beef.

Chef's Notes

Clamato juice is a beverage that is commonly sold in Canada. It is a mixture of water, tomato paste, spices, celery seed, dried clam broth and vinegar. This blend was used to create a well-known cocktail called a “Bloody Caesar”. If you cannot find Clamato juice in your area, you can make a similar version by mixing:

5 cups tomato juice
1 cup clam juice
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp Worcestershire
hot sauce (to taste)
1/4 tsp celery salt

This marinade is based on the recipe by Ted Reader, King of the Q’s Blue Plate BBQ.


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