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Greek Style Lamb Marinade

Greek Style Lamb Marinade

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: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 32kcal


  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon 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.
  • 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 ​the refrigerator for up to 1 week after preparation. Any marinade that has come into contact with raw meat, should be discarded right away.


Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg