A classic dinner for the family and one to salivate over, a perfectly flavored and cooked piece of beef is music to so many ears (and tastebuds). Today we’re offering up 15 easy steak marinades that will jazz up your traditional meat and potatoes dishes. If you’re looking for something that takes those meals and raises them up a to an entirely new level in terms of deliciousness, these will most certainly do it! Take a peek and try one out this weekend.
1. Garlic & A Kick
Root + Revel features a favorited steak marinade and it comes with a lot of great flavors. Versatile for all kinds of themed dinners and times of the year, it’s got both garlicky touches and a kick! Check out the recipe after the jump.
Over at Serious Eats, you’ll find this “mojo” style marinade. Perfect for skirt steaks and served with some Mexican-flair, it’s the perfect way to serve up your summertime dishes with friends and family.
3. Apple Juice
Who knew apple juice could be the perfect marinade for your steak? All you have to do to learn how to bring that to fruition is to check out CDKitchen and snag all of the details.
4. Ultimate Asian
If you’re feeling like you want some Asian-inspiration on the table tonight, just check out this recipe from Just A Taste. It’ll brighten up your meat and you can serve it up with some white rice for a flavorful, healthy, and family-friendly meal. Jump on over now to peek at the ingredients for this “Ultimate Asian” marinade.
5. Chipotle Honey
Taste of Home created a chipotle honey marinade that has just the right balance of spiciness and sweetness. There are so many different sides that will compliment it and complete a weekend meal.
6. Jack Daniel’s
Jack Daniel’s is a fan favorite and so is this marinade for your steaks. Check it out after the jump over to Diethood. Those grilled veggies on the side could use a bit too!
7. Red Wine
Red wine always works as well. To look deeper into this classic recipe, dive into the goods by visiting Tasting Table. This is one of the most versatile tastes on the list and it’s our personal favorite too.
8. Zesty Beer, Lemongrass, and Ginger
Serious Eats has a unique marinade up their sleeve. Some zesty beer, lemongrass, and ginger come together to make something offbeat and delicious. We love the innovative behind these flavors.
9. Teriyaki Beef
Teriyaki marinade is just another classic you’ll need to have up your sleeve. Your Homebased Mom will show you all the ins and outs behind the sauce – and behind the cooking. Serve it up with favorited rice and a couple of spring rolls.
Epicurious has a simple onion marinade that works nicely as well. It’s flavorful, it’s colorful, and can really add a pow to that beef. It’s a more traditional taste for our steak.
11. Lemon Garlic
A squeeze of lemon and a bit of garlic make this steak an addicting dish. The flavor stays well within those French fries too. Check it out at Food & Wine.
For those that already love pepperocinis, this Reluctant Entertainer recipe is right up your alley. If you want a light, fresh, and kicked taste this is the one to take a second look at.
Maybe you’ll want to conjure up something that tastes warm and cozy for the family. That’s where a bit of maple comes in and it goes so nicely on your steak. Grab the deets by visiting Everyday Dishes.
14. Pineapple & Citrus
Finally, Food Above Gold has a marinade that works on a variety of different meats – including your steak. If you want something with some island-inspiration, go with this light and fresh taste! Let us know how it goes.