Light Up Your Summer with Essential Oil-infused Marinades

Jun 18th, 2015 | Category: Young Living Product Blog

If you love breaking out the grill, then summer is definitely your season! Whether you’re making tasty chicken-veggie kabobs or juicy chicken sandwiches, these fresh summer marinades will give your next barbecue an essential oil zing that you—and your guests—will love!


Each marinade recipe is sufficient for 1–2 lbs. of meat or your protein of choice.


Citrusy Marinade

¾ cup olive or other oil

1/3 cup soy sauce

tablespoon grated onion

Juice of 1 lemon

2 drops Orange essential oil

2 drops Lemon essential oil

1 drop Ginger essential oil

 Mediterranean Marinade

¾ cup olive oil

½ cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

1 drop Oregano essential oil

2 drops Lemon essential oil

1 drop Black Pepper essential oil

 Honey Lime Marinade

3/4 cup olive or other oil

½ cup soy sauce

½ teaspoon ground mustard

1 tablespoon honey

3 drops Lime essential oil

½ teaspoon freshly ground black   pepper



Combine all ingredients and pour over chicken in a shallow glass bowl or baking pan. Cover and refrigerate for 1–4 hours before grilling. Discard marinade after use.


Do you use essential oils when you marinade? Share your secret recipes with us in the comments!

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