Simple Steak Marinade

Simple Steak Marinade

Recipes for a good steak marinade, this is a very basic, simple marinade that’s quick and easy

Most household will already have the ingredients for this grilled steak marinade, however you can easily add more ingredients and experiment but this meat tenderizer marinade will make any tough steak tender just the way it is.


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

Simple Steak Marinade

Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

Combine the marinade and meat in a resealable plastic food bag, press out as much air as possible.

Refrigerate beef marinade recipes 4 to 8 hours or overnight, turning the bag occasionally to distribute marinade evenly.

Marinating Tips

  • Best to marinade in resealable plastic food bag, a bag will help to cut down on clean up and allow you to turn, to evenly distribute the marinade.
  • You can marinade in plastic, glass, or stainless steel containers, covered with lid.
  • Don't marinade in aluminum containers or foil, a chemical reaction could spoil the meat.
  • Don't reuse leftover recipe for steak marinade with other food.
  • Don't use marinade from raw meat unless its boiled first for several minutes.
  • Always marinade in the refrigerator, never at room temperature.
  • Tenderizing marinade for steak penetrate about 1/4 inch into the surface of the meat.

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