Lemon Cilantro Marinade

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 3 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients

This herby exotic tasting marinade gives chicken and fish a really super flavor. It can also transform tofu to a spicy and savory meal. Make this Lemon Cilantro Marinade ahead of time. And either...


Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ⅔ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne, to taste (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons agave syrup

Nutrition Facts

Calories

165 cals

Fat

14 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

10 g

Carbohydrates

10 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

10 mg

Directions

  1. Puree all ingredients until smooth. Marinate chicken, fish or tofu for 3 hours or overnight.

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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