Lemon-Herb Marinade

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

Minutes

Total Time

4:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 2/3 cup marinade

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.
Makes About 2/3 cup marinade

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Tablespoon)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.