1 1/4 Cups, which marinates up to 2 pounds of fish or chicken

Evite BBQ Party Ideas Citrus Marinade

Difficulties: Medium     Prep Time: 20 min     Total Time: 45 min    


  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  • 1

    Whisk all the marinade ingredients together.

  • 2

    Decide which sort of meat will be used and marinate according to the following times:

    • Chicken: Marinate minimum 20 minutes up to 24 hours.
    • Fish: Any thick-fleshed fish can be marinated up to half an hour. (After a half hour, the acid will begin to cook the flesh of the fish.)
    • Shrimp: Marinate up to 20 minutes.

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