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Armenian Chicken Breast Marinade with Herbs

An Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

15 (plus marinating time) minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes


4 people


  • 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup snipped parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallot
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Organic Freestone Chemlali Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for 1-2 days.
  • Place rinsed and dried meat in an 8 x 11-inch glass baking pan and pour marinade over all, coating everything well.
  • Mix all ingredients together (except meat) thoroughly.
  • Drain meat and grill, basting with marinade until meat is cooked through.
  • NOTE: Serve leftover meat cold in a Caesar salad for a special treat.
  • NOTE: Delicious also with chunks of lamb
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