Juicy garlic lemon chicken marindae with oregano and pickled jalapenos on Healthy Seasonal Recipes. Naturally gluten-free. Works with chicken breast, chicken thighs and all different kind of meat too!

garlic lemon chicken marinade

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: enough marinade for 1 to 2 pounds chicken
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American


One of my top recipes! Garlic Lemon Chicken Marinade is gluten-free and transforms chicken breast from boring to juicy and flavorful.



  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeno, optional
  • 1 tablespoon chopped oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Puree garlic, lemon zest and juice and olive oil in a mini prep, blender or with an immersion blender in a blending jar. Add jalapeno, oregano, salt and pepper and pulse just to combine. Store in the refrigerator up to one week, or freeze up to 3 months. This recipe makes enough to marinate 1 to 2 pounds of chicken. Let chicken marinate for 4 to 12 hours.


  • Calories: 67
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 223 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g

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