Mediterranean Marinade

Mediterranean Chicken
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: about 4 cups/1 liter (serves 16)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
248 Calories
27g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 4 cups/1 liter (serves 16)
Amount per serving
Calories 248
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 292mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 0g
Calcium 22mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is one of the best marinade recipes out there. It adds a lot of flavor and plenty of tenderizing power to whatever you're grilling up. This marinade is great for poultry and pork.


  • 2 cups/240 mL olive oil
  • 1 cup/120 mL lemon juice (fresh)
  • 2/3 cup/160 mL red wine vinegar (red wine)
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL oregano (chopped, fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix all ingredients except oil together.

  2. Blend until smooth in food processor.

  3. Slowly add oil while blending.

  4. Let mixture sit for 30 minutes before using.

If making ahead of time, store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to one week.