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Lemon-Herb Marinade for Poultry

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Lemon-Herb Marinade for Poultry


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon zest, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons maple butter, try specialty food markets
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped fresh
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves, fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper, fresh


Step 1
Add oil, zest, maple butter, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper to a sealable plastic bag or medium bowl and whisk until completely blended.
Step 2
Add your meat to the marinade in bag or bowl (about 2 to 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves) and marinate in the refrigerator for about 6 hours (or up to 24 hours).
Step 3
Remove meat from the marinade and grill or broil as desired.

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