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.
We’re not exaggerating with the title: This is truly the best steak marinade recipe in existence.
Steak Marinade Ingredients
These are the ingredients you’ll need to make homemade steak marinade — you may already have most of the ingredients you’ll need:
Oil: This top-rated steak marinade recipe starts with olive oil, which keeps the meat nice and moist.
Sauces: You’ll need Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce. Hot sauce is optional, but it’s a great addition for people who appreciate a little heat.
Lemon juice: The acidity from the lemon juice cuts through the other flavors, adding welcome brightness. The acid also helps tenderize the meat even further.
Spices and seasonings: This flavorful marinade is seasoned with dried basil, garlic powder, dried parsley flakes, white pepper, and minced garlic.
How to Make Homemade Steak Marinade
To make this steak marinade recipe at home, simply blend all the ingredients together. That’s it! You’ll find the full, step-by-step recipe with more detailed instructions below.
How Long to Marinate a Steak?
How long to marinate your steak depends on the size and variety of the cut you’re using.
Thinner cuts, such as skirt or flanks steaks, should be marinated for 2-4 hours.
Tougher cuts, such as top sirloin or sirloin tip, will benefit from marinating overnight (about 8 hours).
½ cup olive oil
⅓ cup soy sauce
⅓ 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)
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