Archive for May, 2009

Refreshing Lemon and Herb Chicken Marinade

Wednesday 13 May 2009 @ 6:22 pm

This chicken marinade has a very fresh and tasty zing to it.  It is a perfect chicken marinade for those that are adverse to spicy dishes. Also, one of the most recommended chicken marinades for the summer months.


  • 1/2 an onion
  • 3 teaspoons of oregano
  • 3 teaspoons of thyme
  • 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of oilve oil
  • 2 whole chicken breasts, split in half


  1. Rub the chicken with the cut half of the onion, then discard the onion.
  2. Thoroughly mix the herbs and garlic with the lemon juice and olive oil.
  3. Coat the chicken in the marinade, making sure all areas are covered.
  4. Marinate for at least 4 hours, up to a maximum of 48 hours.
  5. Bake in the oven at 200 degrees celsius/ 390 degrees fahrenheit.