Smoked Yogurt Marinade


1 cup plain yogurt (fat level of choice)

Juice of 1 orange (or 2 lemons), freshly squeezed

Zest of orange or lemon

2 tablespoons canola or avocado oil

3 cloves crushed and minced garlic

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon smoked paprika

2 teaspoons dark chili powder

2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon togarashi (optional)


Zest the orange or lemon before squeezing. 

Combine all the ingredients together and mix well.

Use to marinate meat while refrigerated for a minimum of 2 hours or over-night. 


Recipe courtesy of National Dairy Council Ambassador Andrew Dole, MS, RDN, CSSD, CEC, USAT I