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Sealable freezer bag with steak and the Lemon Pepper Marinade, marinating and ready to cook.

Lemon Pepper Marinade

It just doesn’t get more simple (or more delicious) than this Lemon Pepper Marinade. Zesty lemon juice, crushed black peppercorns, olive oil, a pinch of sea salt.

Categories Meal Prep, Sauce
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 286 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


  • 1 lb skirt steak
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. In a sealable ziplock bag or air-tight container, add the skirt steak, followed by all the ingredients for the marinade.

  2. Press the air out of the bag and seal tightly, making sure to press the marinade around the steak to coat.
  3. Place in the fridge to marinate at least 30 minutes, ideally up to 6-20 hours.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Pepper Marinade
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 230
% Daily Value*
Fat 25.6g39%
Saturated Fat 6.3g32%
Cholesterol 87.3mg29%
Sodium 286.4mg12%
Carbohydrates 18.2g6%
Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugar 7.5g8%
Protein 26.4g53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.