Greek Grilling Marinade- anti- cancer recipes- cook for your life

Greek Grilling Marinade

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

This Greek Grilling Marinade is fast to put together and quite delicious, particularly with fish. It lends its tart lemony zing to meaty white fish like hake, cod, or grouper and can totally transform...


  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • ¼ cup chives, chopped

Nutrition Facts


247 cals


27 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

20 g


2 g


1 g


1 g


1 g


102 mg


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice and zest and the capers. Mix with a wire whisk to combine.
  2. Transfer to a gallon-sized zip-lock bag. Add the whole sprigs of herbs and the chives.
  3. Place your meat or fish in the bag with marinade mixture. Seal and refrigerate for up to 12 hours before grilling.

Chef Tips

This is great to do the night before, but if you can’t, fish can benefit from marinating even as little as 30 minutes.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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