Greek Style Marinade for Lamb


Greek Style Lamb Marinade Recipe

Greek Style Marinade for Lamb

This Greek inspired marinade works well on every kind of meat or vegetable, but is particularly suited for lamb.
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Course: Marinades/Brines
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Greek Recipe, Lamb Recipe, marinade recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cup


  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper


  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Let stand for 5-10 minutes until salt has dissolved.
  • Use this marinade on all cuts of lamb or double the recipe for a larger cuts like, leg of lamb.
  • Marinate chops and smaller cuts for 3-4 hours. Large cuts like leg of lamb should be marinated for 8-24 hours.
  • Store mixture in an airtight container in ‚Äčthe refrigerator for up to 1 week after preparation. Any marinade that has come into contact with raw meat, should be discarded right away.
Greek Style Marinade for Lamb

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