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The Best Steak Marinade

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars
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"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."
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Ingredients

5 m servings 156
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 cup marinade)

Directions

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  1. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, Dijon mustard, and garlic in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Marinate steaks for at least 2 hours for best flavor.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 156 calories; 13.5 7.8 1.2 0 1135 Full nutrition

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This is what I have to say about this recipe. I wept with joy at the first bite. Do you know how hard it is to eat and cry at the same time? Yet, I pressed on. After that, I wept with sorrow...

Most helpful critical review

Yuck! Too much of a vinegar taste. I won't be making this ever again!

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This is what I have to say about this recipe. I wept with joy at the first bite. Do you know how hard it is to eat and cry at the same time? Yet, I pressed on. After that, I wept with sorrow...

Should leave out the oil as it prevents the tenderizing effect of the vinegar, oil meat just before grilling, otherwise perfect marinade.

This was excellent but after reading the review from the previous person I used balsamic vinegrette instead of the vinegar. It didn't overpower the other ingredients and made an excellent marin...

I usually double all ingredients except for the olive oil, marinate for 1-4 hours (depending on how far ahead I've planned! lol) and then, while the steaks are cooking, boil the leftover marinad...

Wow..this marinade was fantastic! Don't let the simplicity of this recipe fool you..it really comes together. I made it exactly as written, went easy on the salt and marinaded for 2 hours. Hu...

OH....MY....GOODNESS!!!!! Soak a rib eye in this juice for about 5 hours, and DANG! Best steak that's ever graced my table! My wife, who DOESN'T LIKE STEAK, pounded a 16 oz. after tasting min...

I'm not sure if this is the "best" steak marinade I've ever had, but it's very good. I used low sodium soy sauce left out the salt and used a bit less oil for two good sized NY strips. I also ...

Made a good steak. The vinegar was the flavor that really stood out, maybe a bit more than it needed to. I think I'll try this again with a tad less vinegar and more garlic.

This is my go to marinade! I like to marinade my Tri-tip about two hours without the oil, in a zip type bag. Then pour the marinade into a pot and add the oil into the bag that the steak is stil...