Delicious Cape Style Braai Marinade Recipe

This is a recipe which gives a flavour of Cape Town. It's something I’ve used for  years and works perfectly with meat products (beef/ chicken/ pork or lamb).

You can also use it for basting burgers on the braai!


  • 400 ml tomato sauce

  • 300 ml fruit chutney

  • 50 ml worcestershire sauce

  • 100 ml soy sauce

  • 500 g onion diced

  • 80 g garlic chopped

  • 150 ml olive oil

  • 200 ml red wine

  • 100 ml cola

  • 50 g BBQ spice

  • 50 g cracked white pepper

  • 80 g Maldon salt

  • 80 g chopped thyme

  • 30 g paprika

  • 10 g chopped chillies (optional)

Who's hungry? Let's begin!

Step 01. Mix thoroughly and leave it to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes

Step 02. Pour over the meat and marinade for at least 3 hours before cooking

Step 03. Baste with the marinade while cooking 

Step 04. Serve and ENJOY!

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