Sicilian Lemon Marinade Recipe

Sicilian Lemon Marinade Recipe

How To Make Sicilian Lemon Marinade

Flavorful and versatile, this lemon marinade is inspired by the flavors of Sicily. It’s a great marinade for fish and meat or as a tangy salad sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 2large lemons,zested
  • 3bay leaves
  • 3large rosemary sprigs
  • ½tspblack peppercorns,cracked
  • kosher salt
  • 1cuplemon juice,fresh
  • 1cupwater


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the olive oil with the lemon zest, bay leaves, rosemary sprigs and cracked peppercorns, then cook over moderate heat just until sizzling.

  2. Add a large pinch of salt, then remove from the heat.

  3. Let cool slightly, then stir in the lemon juice and water.

  4. Serve over desired dishes, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 3058.51kcal
  • Fat: 327.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 45.86g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 236.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 34.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.76g
  • Fiber: 12.41g
  • Sugar: 14.67g
  • Protein: 5.04g
  • Sodium: 3013.82mg
  • Calcium: 215.57mg
  • Potassium: 912.05mg
  • Iron: 6.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 52.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 264.30mg
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