Brazilian Gaucho Churrasco Brine Marinade

 

Traditional Gaucho Churrasco

Mix together:

 

Marinate 1 – 2 hours then cook on a rotisserie at high heat, occasionally brushing with brine, cutting off edges as done for appetizers

 

Variations:

 

 

Minas Churrasco (from the state of Minas Gerais, west of Rio de Janeiro)

Marinate the beef overnight in the lemon juice, salt and garlic. Grill using indirect heat for approximately one hour, turning frequently.

 

Churrasquinhos

Cut the beef into 1" square pieces. Marinate in the oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and minced onion for about one hour. Cut the bacon into squares and thread onto skewers, alternating the bacon and beef. Grill over high heat until brown. Serve hot.