Portuguese Inspired Lemon and Herb Marinade

Eloises Edibles

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I created this marinade when I was thinking of what I wanted for dinner and couldn’t decide between a lemon and herb chicken breast or something with a little kick of chilli. My inspiration was obviously from Nandos famous Portuguese chicken (although my version tastes different to the bottles you can buy but the spirit is there).

The thing that I love about this marinade is that once you have made it, you can put it on chicken, pork, fish or even add a little bit of it in a stir fry of vegetables while cooking!

I like to serve the chicken with my “Easy Peas Bean Salad” and “No Mayo Slaw” 🙂

Makes: approximately 300ml of marinade

Ingredients:

Meat:

  • 2 large chicken breasts

Marinade:

  • 50ml lemon juice
  • 1tsp lemon zest
  • 30gm fresh coriander
  • 10gm fresh basil leaves
  • 10gm fresh parsley
  • 1/2tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 50ml chicken stock
  • 40ml olive oil
  • 1tsp…

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