John's Gin Marinade

John's Gin Marinade

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"This is my step-dad's recipe, which is incredible with beef tenderloin steaks or even less expensive cuts of meat like flank steak. The best part is, you can use it as a basting sauce while grilling."

Ingredients 5 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 80 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1805 mg
  • 72%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. To make the marinade whisk the sugar, ginger, garlic, gin, and soy sauce together in a small bowl. To use the marinade, marinate small cuts of meat 3 to 4 hours, and larger ones 8 hours to overnight, turning meat occasionally.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • To use during grilling, pour the marinade into a small saucepan, and add 1/4 cup of butter and 1 ounce of sweet vermouth. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and cook for 5 minutes to kill any bacteria. Baste the meat with this marinade while grilling.
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BevKat
6/19/2012

I loved it. It has a "just right" taste. I used maple syrup instead of sugar .....same thing...yummy. I used it for chicken wings. Thanks. This time, I didn't have gin & used Tequila, and sugar and again...fantastic. Thanks again John, it's my go-to.

brett55858
10/21/2014

This was amazing on a tenderized cheap cut of steak. Definitely using it again. I am writing this half an hour after I ate the steak and i can still taste the marinade in the back of my mouth (in a good way!).

jenmason
9/11/2014

I was really surprised at how delicious this marinade turned out. Will definitely make again!