Best Steak Marinade in Existence


This steak marinade is a family recipe that has been developed only over the last 5 years. In this short time, it's made me famous in our close circle, but until now I've never shared it with anyone.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
1 1/3 cups


  • ½ cup olive oil

  • cup soy sauce

  • cup fresh lemon juice

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 3 tablespoons dried basil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons garlic powder

  • 1 ½ tablespoons dried parsley flakes

  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce (Optional)


  1. Place olive oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, basil, garlic powder, parsley, white pepper, minced garlic, and hot pepper sauce in a blender; blend on high speed until thoroughly combined, about 30 seconds.

    close up of a well marinated, cooked steak sliced and served with fries and a mixed green salad.
    Allrecipes Magazine

To Use:

Pour marinade into a resealable plastic bag. Add steak, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours. Remove steak from the marinade and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade. Cook or grill steaks to desired doneness.

Serve your steak with a wedge salad to complete the meal.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

145 Calories
14g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 145
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 688mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 173mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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