Simple Lemon Rooster Marinade

My favourite lemon rooster marinade! In case you’re searching for a easy rooster marinade, you’ve discovered it. This straightforward marinade combines lemon, garlic, crimson pepper flakes, and mustard. It’s truthfully probably the greatest marinades ever. Use this for baked, skillet, or grilled rooster. Jump to the Chicken Marinade Recipe

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That is the Finest Rooster Marinade (and Can Be Used for Pork, Fish, and Greens)

This lemony marinade is ideal for all cuts of rooster. I take advantage of it when baking, grilling, and roasting. It’s additionally versatile sufficient to work with turkey, pork, seafood, and greens. Did I point out I like this marinade recipe?

Lemon Chicken Marinade

The lemon garlic taste mixture is certainly one of our favorites — we’re huge followers of the lemon-mustard combo. Simply check out our Simple Lemon Rooster Thighs. We use a number of lemon juice, garlic, and mustard with the rooster thighs. It was that straightforward recipe that impressed us to share this marinade. One we’ve used a number of occasions since then.

Right here’s one other means we love utilizing the marinade: Our Grilled Lemon Garlic Rooster Wings marinate for no less than an hour, then we grill them till tender and brown. They’re critically scrumptious.

The mixture of lemon, garlic, and mustard is great with rooster, however you need to use this marinade for way more. Any hearty white fish would like it — assume mahi mahi or swordfish — and don’t get me began with how improbable shrimp could be.

Greens like cauliflower and broccoli could be nice, too. Strive tossing broccoli within the marinade, then grill it. Unbelievable!

Chicken Marinade Ingredients

You’ll be able to even flip this right into a tangy salad dressing. By lowering the mustard a bit and rising the olive oil, you’ll have a selfmade dressing prepared for salad or veggies — we like the concept of tossing it with roasted greens. We embrace ideas within the recipe beneath for reworking the marinade right into a dressing.

Extra: Strive our Lemony Rooster Breasts paired with a cucumber and feta salad. It’s similar to this rooster marinade, however with out the mustard. The salad can also be extremely good!

Recipe up to date, initially posted June 2015. Since posting this in 2015, we’ve got tweaked the recipe to be extra clear. – Adam and Joanne

Lemon Chicken Marinade

Simple Lemon Rooster Marinade

We love this lemon rooster marinade! It’s extremely versatile. Use for marinating all cuts of rooster, in addition to turkey, pork, fish, shrimp, tofu, and greens.

When marinating meats and poultry, marinate for no less than 1 hour or in a single day. When marinating one thing extra delicate like fish, you solely want 1 to 2 hours. You may as well use this to baste whereas cooking or grilling. In case you plan to do that, put aside a portion of the ready marinade for basting.

**This makes sufficient to marinate 2 to 2 ½ kilos of rooster.

Makes roughly 1/2 cup

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You Will Want

Zest of 1 lemon, peeled or finely grated

1/4 cup contemporary lemon juice, 1 to 2 lemons

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon nice sea salt

1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 teaspoon crimson pepper flakes, relying on how spicy you want issues

1/2 teaspoon contemporary floor pepper

3 cloves garlic, crushed with the facet of a giant knife or minced

1/4 cup chopped contemporary dill, parsley, cilantro, basil or a mixture, non-obligatory


    Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, salt, crimson pepper flakes and black pepper collectively till the salt has dissolved. Stir within the garlic, lemon zest and herbs (if utilizing). Refrigerate and use inside 1 to 2 hours.

    To marinate rooster, add the marinade and rooster to a resealable food-safe bag or container and marinate within the fridge. Since that is so flavorful, even 20 minutes will work wonders. We don’t advocate marinating greater than a day prematurely for the reason that lemon within the marinade could cause the rooster to toughen.

Adam and Joanne’s Ideas

  • To remodel right into a salad dressing: To show this right into a tangy dressing, excellent for roasted or uncooked greens, enhance the olive oil to 1/4 cup and whisk till blended. Refrigerate for 1 hour then discard garlic and lemon zest. Style for seasoning and regulate with salt or add a sprinkle of sugar or a bit honey to steadiness acidity and the mustard.
  • Vitamin Info: The vitamin details offered beneath are estimates. Now we have used the USDA database to calculate approximate values.

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Vitamin Per Serving: Serving Measurement 1/4 cup / Energy 138 / Protein 1 g / Carbohydrate 4 g / Dietary Fiber 0 g / Whole Sugars 1 g / Whole Fats 14 g / Saturated Fats 2 g / Ldl cholesterol 0 mg

Adam and Joanne Gallagher

Extra Lemon Rooster Recipes

Simple Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon
Easy Entire Roasted Rooster with Lemon
Lemony Chicken Vegetable Soup
Lemony Rooster Vegetable Soup
Easy Lemon Garlic Baked Chicken Breasts
Simple Lemon Garlic Baked Rooster Breasts

Simple Lemon Rooster Thighs with Herbs

Final Sluggish Cooker Lemon Rooster Thighs