1 (12-ounce) can Dr. Pepper 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, minced 1 teaspoon hot sauce or cracked peppercorns
Makes about 2-1/2 cups, enough for 2 pounds of meat.
Whisk all the ingredients together.
Combine this with chicken or beef in a gallon-size bag (add more Dr. Pepper to cover if necessary) and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Once you have the meat on the grill, boil the marinade for 5 minutes to thicken and use for basting.
Nutritional information per tablespoon: 30 calories (80 percent calories from fat), 2.8 g fat, (0.4 saturated, (0.7 g monounsaturated), no cholesterol, trace protein, 1.5 g carbohydrates, trace fiber, 87 mg sodium.