How To Make The Best Steak Marinade Of Your Life

Best Steak Marinade in Existence
Photo: Allrecipes Magazine

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.


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

Marinade Substitutions

  • 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.

Marinade Additions

  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Dijon mustard
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Chipotle seasoning
  • Crushed red peppers
  • Red pepper flakes

Get the recipe and watch the video for the Best Steak Marinade in Existence. Want more marinades? Allrecipes has 1,698 tantalizing marinade recipes you'll love!

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