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Lemon-Herb Marinade

Lemon-Herb Marinade

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Course: Marinades/Brines
Cuisine: Greek, Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: marinades
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 0.75 Cup
Calories: 441kcal


  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced Italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper flakes (optional)


  • 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.
  • Marinate fish, seafood, vegetables, and meat substitutes for 30 minutes.
  • If making this marinade ahead of time, store mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. You can freeze marinade for up to 2 months.


Photo by: laperla_foto/Depositphotos


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 53g | Sodium: 3111mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 304IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg