Rosemary-Lemon Marinade

The bright citrus and herb flavors of this Rosemary-Lemon Marinade that works perfectly on chicken and pork. Also, try a quick marinating time on fish. Tailor the amount of rosemary for this recipe to suit your tastes. We do recommend keeping it on the lighter end, as rosemary has a powerful flavor. But you choose.

Lemon and Rosemary Marinade Recipe

Rosemary-Lemon Marinade

Derrick Riches
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Marinades/Brines
Cuisine Greek, Italian, Mediterranean

Ingredients
  

  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a medium glass or plastic bowl (metal reacts with acids), add lemon juice. Slowly pour in olive oil, while whisking, creating an emulsion. Add remaining ingredients and stir through until honey and salt have dissolved. Let stand for 5 minutes, and stir through once more before using.
  • Marinate pork chops for 2-4 hours and larger cuts for 8-12 hours.
  • Marinate chicken pieces for 2 hours, and whole chickens for 4-6 hours.
  • If making ahead of time, store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. You can freeze marinate for up to 2 months.
Keyword marinades

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