The Only Marinade You'll Ever Need

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by riffraff

Recipe adapted from Steven Raichlen, the grillmaster. Use within 1-2 hours of making.

Top Review by gwynn

We loved this marinade. A good all around marinade. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the lemon juice, hot pepper flakes, cracked pepper, and salt in a nonreactive (glass, ceramic, or stainless steel) bowl and whisk until the salt crystals are dissolved.
  2. Add the lemon zest, garlic, parsley, and basil.
  3. Stir or whisk in the olive oil.
  4. The virtue of this marinade is its freshness; use it within 1 to 2 hours of making.
  5. Stir again before using.

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