The Best Steak Marinade

The Best Steak Marinade

SweetCravings 30

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


5 m servings 156 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1135 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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.


  • Cook's Note
  • Marinate steaks for at least 2 hours for best flavor.
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  1. 397 Ratings


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...

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

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.

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...

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 wouldn't change a THING, except to omit the salt as I feel the soya lends the perfect amount of salt to this marinade. I used it on some beautiful rib eye steaks which I was saving for a speci...