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Marinated Chuck Roast

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"This marinade makes the toughest cuts of meat tender. I'm frequently asked for the recipe. It's also good with venison and elk meat."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the ketchup, vinegar, oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper; add meat. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145 degrees F; medium, 160 degrees F; well-done, 170 degrees F).


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Most helpful positive review

Excellent!! Definitely marinate overnight. Also I baked the roast in the marinade for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

Most helpful critical review

This marinade had great flavor, but it was a tad on the salty side for me.

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Excellent!! Definitely marinate overnight. Also I baked the roast in the marinade for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

Fabulous! I upped the serving size to 8 for a 3 pound chuck roast. I used chili sauce vs. ketchup for a little extra kick and opted for the red wine vinegar. I used olive oil vs. veg oil and dij...

This was a very good marinade, made my chuck steak very tender. The only thing I did different was I grilled mine over charcoal. First over direct heat I grilled both sides until brown then I re...

Great marinade, cooked in slow cooker, was wonderful. I marinated the roast for 3 days.

Though the flavor of the marinade is really good, for some reason, my roast was still pretty tough, so I think next time I will either BBQ as directed or put it in the slow cooker (I roasted it ...

Thank you for this recipe, it was a great hit! I had a 2.6 lb chuck steak and I doubled the recipe. I allowed the meat to marinate 24 hrs and then baked it in the oven with the marinade until ...

This recipe turned out very delicious. Instead of broiling it, I did bake it in the oven. Broiling will leave the meat very tough. It was great the family enjoyed it.

This was fantastic. I doubled the sauce recipe and put it right into the crockpot on hii for 6 hours...We loved this . I added carrots for the last hour and served it with mashed potatoes..the ...

This is rock star good my family and I loved it. I marinated it over night but I wouldnt change another thing about it.