The Perfect Marinade for the Grill

I’m always leery when someones says “This is the best in the world!”.  We all have different tastes, so of course what you like might not be what I like. This perfect marinade for the grill is the exception. It is really great, and it can be modified to suit your tastes. Like a bit of heat? Add more cayenne.  Like more savory? Add more spices and herbs. Like sweet? Add a tablespoon of honey.The Perfect Marinade for the Grill

This is a very versatile marinade that is perfect on all meats. It’s called the perfect marinade for the grill for a reason. My first time using it I had it on a thin T-bone steak that I quickly grilled to 145 F and then let rest for 10 minutes. It was perfectly tender and flavorful!

The Perfect Marinade for the Grill

This makes enough marinade for a large steak or 2 butterflied chicken breasts.
Course Marinade
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 153kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons Tamari sauce or 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoons ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
  • Place meat in a resealable baggie or container. Add marinade.
  • Marinade for at least 4 hours, turning the meat every hour.
  • Shake off excess marinade before grilling.

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2889mg | Potassium: 698mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 288IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 9mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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