A tangy acid, olive oil for flavor and 6 classic seasonings make this the best steak marinade ever! Get easy tips and tricks for whipping up one of our all-time most popular marinade recipes.
Formula for marination magic.
Use this no-fail formula to create a steak marinade that's earned more than 2,000 rave reviews on Allrecipes.
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Tips for Marination Success
- Be sure to use garlic powder, not garlic salt
- Use a blender to mix ingredients
- Give steaks a toss once during marinating time to evenly coat all sides
- Skip the garlic powder and use 2 cloves minced fresh garlic.
- Skip the parsley and use dried thyme.
- Skip the parsley and use dried basil leaves, rosemary and/or oregano.
- Skip the basil and use Italian seasoning.
- Skip the parsley and use chopped green onions.
- Substitute fresh lemon juice for fresh lime juice.
- Use lemon juice and add rice vinegar.
- Omit the soy sauce and use teriyaki sauce.
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Dijon mustard
- Sriracha sauce
- Chipotle seasoning
- Crushed red peppers
- Red pepper flakes
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