Source: Kathleen Bruno | Category: Marinades

Mint Lemonade Marinade

Canola oil has the light texture and taste required to maintain the fresh citrusy flavours of this marinade.

Mint Lemonade Marinade


  • 1 Tbsp finely minced lemon zest, packed 15 mL
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 75 mL
  • 1/3 cup honey 75 mL
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh mint 10 mL
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, or to taste 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste 1 mL


  • 1. Whisk together zest, lemon juice, honey, canola oil, mint, salt and pepper.  Boil half of the mixture for 1 to 2 minutes to use as sauce; use remaining mixture to marinate fish, shrimp or lobster for up to 1 hour and lamb up to 4 hours. Discard marinade after use.
  • 2. Grill over medium heat. Drizzle with sauce before serving.


1 cup (250 mL) serving

serving size

2 tsp (10 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Total Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates4 g
Fiber0 g
Protein0 g
Sodium40 mg