The Best Steak Marinade from 101 Cooking For Two
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The Best Steak Marinade

Step that steak up a few notches with an excellent marinade. Easy to do and all your friends will want the recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Seasoning
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Recipe, Company, Date night
Servings: 1 servings
Calories: 608kcal
Author: Dan Mikesell AKA DrDan


  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon dry basil
  • 2 teaspoons dry parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper or black if you don’t have it


  • In a 1-gallon zip lock bag combine: 3 T soy sauce, 4 T olive oil, 3 T lemon juice, 2 T Worcestershire sauce, 2 t garlic powder, 1 1/2 T dry basil, 2 t dry parsley flakes and 1/2 t white pepper.
  • Trim your steaks of extra fat. Add the steaks to the bag, squeeze out the air and push the steaks around to get them coated well. Refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours. Longer should be okay.
  • Remove from the marinade and discard the marinade. Grill as usual.


Nutritional information is for entire recipe which can do 3-4 steaks and only a small amount stays on the meat.


Calories: 608kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 59g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 43g | Sodium: 2085mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 15% | Vitamin C: 11% | Calcium: 16% | Iron: 28%