Lemon-Herb Marinade

Enjoy the citrus flavor of lemon in this herb marinade that can be prepared on a stovetop – perfect for coating meat and poultry.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 11

Ingredients

1/3
cup vegetable oil
2/3
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon dry vermouth, dry white wine or beef broth
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon crumbled dried sage leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable plastic food-storage bag, mix all ingredients.
  • 2 Add up to 2 pounds boneless beef, pork, chicken or turkey, turning to coat with marinade. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate, turning meat occasionally, at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Remove meat from marinade; reserve marinade. Cook meat as desired, brushing occasionally with marinade.
  • 4 Remaining marinade must be boiled to be served as a sauce (if not boiled, discard marinade). In 1-quart saucepan, heat marinade to boiling, stirring constantly; boil and stir 1 minute.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.