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Yogurt Marinade

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 1⅓ cups servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients
This lightly spiced yogurt marinade is simple and delicious. It turns chicken or fish into something quite exotic. Yogurt is a great base for marinades as its slight acidity slightly pickles or “cooks” the...


  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon garam marsala
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Nutrition Facts


558 cals


49 g

Saturated Fat

11 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

32 g


23 g


17 g


2 g


10 g


122 mg


  1. Blend all the marinade ingredients together until smooth. Use immediately, or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Chef Tips

If you’re not keen on cilantro, use chopped mint.

This recipe makes enough marinade for ¾ lb of chicken breasts or fish fillets.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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