Try These Sensational Steak Marinades

Steak marinades usually contain 1-2 tablespoons of acidic liquids, such as wine, vinegar and citrus juice, per cup of marinade (any more acid can dry out your steak). These recipes will marinate four beef steaks. To make them, combine the ingredients in a glass or ceramic bowl, add the steaks and turn to coat, then cover and place in the fridge to marinate before barbecuing.

Soy, Chilli & Ginger Marinade

  • 80ml (1/3 cup) dark soy sauce
  • 1 large fresh red chilli, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed – 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice.

Marinate 4 hours or overnight

Oregano & Lemon Marinade

  • 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbs fresh thyme leaves.

Marinate up to 2 hours

Indian Korma Curry Marinade

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 2 tbs mild korma curry paste
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh coriander

Marinate 2-4 hours

Olive tapenade, red wine & parsley marinade

  • 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbs red wine
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbs olive tapenade
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh continental parsley

Marinate up to 4 hours

With thanks to for these tasty marinades.