Lemon Tarragon Marinade For Seafood or Poultry

Great for marinating chicken, lemon tarragon marinade is also good for fish. French tarragon is considered the best to use as a kitchen herb. To get the most flavor from the fresh tarragon used in this recipe, lightly crush it before chopping.

Fresh Lemon Tarragon Marinade Ingredients

Use this recipe to marinate 2 pounds of boneless chicken breasts or fish fillets before grilling.


  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, bruised and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Combine the lemon juice, wine, tarragon, salt, pepper and lemon zest. Whisk in the olive oil. Marinate chicken breasts for 2 to 4 hours, fish fillets for 1 hour per inch of thickness.