Lemon, garlic and herb marinade
A terrific aromatic marinade to use with bbq fish, chargrilled chicken or roasted vegetables.
Recipe type: Marinade
Cuisine: European
Serves: 1 batch
  • 1 lemon (pared)
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 sprigs fresh Rosemary
  • 4 sprigs fresh Thyme
  • 2 small bay leaves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon red peppercorns
  • Rock salt
  • 150 ml olive oil
  1. Using a vegetable peeler gently pare the skin of the lemon. Cut in half and juice.
  2. Wash and strip both the rosemary stalks and thyme sprigs.
  3. Finely chop bay leaves into strips, finely slice garlic.
  4. Place all above ingredients in a pestle and mortar. Gently pound the mixture until releasing all the essential oils.
  5. Place the ingredients in a bowl, add red crushed peppercorns, olive oil, lemon juice and salt.
  6. Set aside to infuse.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at http://www.edinburghfoody.com/2019/04/09/cooks-notes-the-quintessential-lemon/