Steak marinades can make your steak very juicy, tasty and tender. Do not you just love a steak fresh from the grill? Ensure your steak comes out tender and juicy every time by marinating! The acid base in a marinade can tenderize the toughest cuts of meats. It's easy to make your own and there are many variations. Here is one great recipe to try.
Easy Steak Marinade
1/4 c. red wine vinegar
1/2 c. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 c. fresh basil or cilantro, chopped
1/2 tsp. hot pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. cracked black pepper
1/2 tsp. sea salt
Combine all the ingredients in a glass or ceramic dish that is big enough to hold your steaks. You can either refrigerate it overnight or marinate for a couple of hours just before cooking. It's important to bring the steaks to room temperature before grilling or the shock in temperature change many cause the steak to become tough.
Do not have time to prepare a recipe with a list of ingredients? In a pinch, Worcestershire sauce on its own is a great marinade for steak. If you want to kick it up a notch add some lime or lemon juice and a dash of salt and pepper. There are many combinations for a steak marinade that will give you a different taste sensation every time. Marinades are particularly good for tenderizing a steak so if cooked properly your steak should come out tender, juicy and tasty. Yum!