Rooibos Meat Marinade

Rooibos is a natural meat tenderizer and therefore makes a great base for any meat marinade. We love this recipe from “A touch of Rooibos” – it’s perfect for any meat or chicken.

Rooibos Meat Marinade


200ml strongly brewed Laager Rooibos Tea

125ml Vegetable Oil

125ml Tomato Sauce

125 ml Fruit Chutney

30ml Worcestershire Sauce

30ml Balsamic Vinegar

5 Garlic Cloves – crushed

1 tsp Mustard or Mustard Powder

1 Onion – finely chopped

1 piece Ginger – grated (thumb size)

30ml Brown Sugar



Mix all ingredients in a saucepan on moderate heat until boiling. Simmer for 15 mins then remove from heat and allow to cool.

Use to marinate any red meat or chicken.