Light Up the Grill with 4 Plus oil-infused Marinades

Grilling season is here – and nothing captures the rich flavours and aromas of summer quite like BBQ-seared meats or veggies! So, let’s get grilling with some fresh marinade recipes that will give your next backyard get together an essential oil-infused zing that you and your guests won’t forget!

Fresh is always best

While it’s hard to deny the convenience of a pre-made, store-bought marinade, they are often highly processed and lose their potency (and flavour) the longer they sit on the shelf. Plus, they are usually filled with preservatives and sugar! 

So, opt out of picking up a store-bought option and create your own rich flavours with a just few fresh ingredients and plant-based Plus oil flavours!

Marinade pro tips

The key to marinating like a pro is timing!  Note that each recipe below is designed for 1-2 pounds of meat or protein of your choice.

  • Marinade for two hours or less for a lighter, surface flavour
  • Marinade for 8-24 hours for a fully-infused flavour

Keep in mind that the thicker the cut of protein, the longer it will take to absorb the flavour. When using Plus oils, always marinade in a glass or stainless-steel container.


Citrus Ginger Marinade

The perfect bright flavour for chicken or fish!

What you need

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. grated onion
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 drops Orange+
  • 2 drops Lemon+
  • 1 drop Ginger+

Directions

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

 

Mediterranean Marinade

Rich and herbaceous for steaks, beef or grilled veggies!

What you need

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 drop Oregano+
  • 2 drops Lemon+
  • 1 drop Black Pepper+

Directions

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

 

Honey Lime Marinade

A sweet and zesty blend, ideal for chicken!

What you need

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 3 drops Lime+
  • 2 drops Black Pepper+

Directions

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

 

Lemon Parsley Marinade

Light, flavourful and a delicious compliment to fish or seafood.

What you need

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 drops Lemon+
  • 2 drops Parsley+

Instructions

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

 

What’s your favourite way to use Plus oils in the summertime? Share in the comments below!

 

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