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Ladolemono - Lemon Oil Sauce for Fish or Chicken

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This is a Greek sauce that is great for grilled or baked chicken or fish (especially salmon). It is simple to make, and is usually served with the meal so that everyone can put as much ladolemono on their fish or chicken as they want."
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5 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper. Seal, and shake until well blended. Use to brush onto chicken or fish when cooking, and set aside some for serving with the meal. Shake or stir before using, as the oil will separate.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 244 calories; 27 1.7 0.1 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great recipe. Quick, simple, and really flavourful. Added a bunch of chopped garlic, poured it over chicken breasts, and baked it, covered, for about 25 mins. :)

Most helpful critical review

The meal I planned around chicken grilled with this sauce turned out to be far more flavorful than the chicken. There was nothing wrong with the chicken, but it wasn't all that great either. ...

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Great recipe. Quick, simple, and really flavourful. Added a bunch of chopped garlic, poured it over chicken breasts, and baked it, covered, for about 25 mins. :)

Very tasty! I didn't have real lemon juice so I used "Reallemon" substitute and it still tasted great. I had the sauce over salmon grilled on my George Foreman grill. Very good and also healt...

Maybe it was just us but neither my son nor I cared much for this sauce. I thought it was too olive oily and needed a lot more lemon and spices, but truthfully I don't think I will attempt makin...

I've seen this classic Greek sauce in a few different variations, most often varying the ratio of olive oil to lemon juice. For my tastes this was the perfect balance. I used fresh oregano and...

This was a great sauce. We tossed some fresh pasta in this. We also served this as a dipping sauce with fresh prawns, quick boiled. CHANGES: I added one clove of crushed garlic and used 2 ts...

I made this to go with some grilled chicken, forgot about it, but ended up using it as a salad dressing. Worked wonderfully with some mild creamy goat's cheese. Would be good with a little snipp...

It is a simple yet versatile and great tasting marinade that can be used on a variety of meat and seafood products. Very traditionally Greek. Like my dad used to make!

Ooooh, this was good on salmon. I used it in a foil packet instead of basting, with extra reserved on the side for dipping. Tasty stuff. I can see how this would also be good as a salad dress...

I used the juice of limes and two or three cloves of garlic crushed. I let it set for a couple of hours to blend the flavors and then used this with glass noodles, vegetables and shrimp. It wa...