Marinade Recipes

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Mojo Grilling Marinade

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This mojo marinade is delicious for use with meats and fish before grilling. It's a great marinade for grilled flank steak, whole pork loins, and on whole rotisserie chickens! Meat and chicken should be marinated overnight, fish only needs one hour.

Beef or Chicken Marinade

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This dark, rich marinade can be used with any type of beef or chicken. If you want it spicy, mix in the chopped hot peppers of your choice. Yummy!
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Zippy-Zoo Marinade

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A most flavorful and spicy marinade that has a Thai-style influence with a ginger kick. Great on pork and chicken.

Doreen's Steak Marinade

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This is one of my favorite marinades when we eat red meat!

Brine for Smoked Salmon

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Salmon brine is made with lots of citrus flavor. It is also excellent for trout. This recipe makes enough to brine two large salmon fillets.
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Bob's Teriyaki Sauce and Marinade

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A rich all-purpose sauce.

Garlic and Herb Marinade

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Easy and versatile. A nice alternative to bottled dressings for marinade! This one includes garlic, thyme and Italian-style seasonings.

Korean BBQ Chicken Marinade

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This sauce is from the very popular 'chicken bowls' in my hometown. It's very tasty! Use it as a marinade for chicken, or to baste chicken while grilling. Increase the hot chile paste as desired. Four tablespoons is usually as much as anyone can take!

The Best Marinade Around

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This recipe makes enough marinade for one steak, but can be multiplied for the amount you are grilling.

The Best Steak Marinade

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We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef.

Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade

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I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada, and this is our family favorite!

Fajita Marinade I

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Delicious fajita marinade made with lime juice, olive oil, and soy sauce, and spiced up with cayenne and black pepper. Makes enough marinade for 2 pounds of meat.

Inspiration and Ideas

Italian Chicken Marinade

"The whole family loved it! Super easy to make and perfect for busy weekdays." – Onn Ngamwattana

Asian Ginger Grill Marinade

Rating: Unrated

This delicious Asian marinade is delicious on anything grilled! Use as marinade up to 24 hours prior to cooking a grilled meat, or simply douse the meat just before grilling.