25 Meat And Vegetable Marinade Ideas To Spice Up Summer

25 Meat and Vegetable Marinade Ideas to Spice Up Summer

In this slideshow for 25 Meat and Vegetable Marinade Ideas to Spice Up Summer, you'll find a list of curated Daily Meal recipes that incorporate a marinade in some way. You'll find everything from overnight-marinated, fall-off-the-bone ribs, to fruit and vegetables that get a blast of flavor thanks to a quick marinade. Whatever you are in the mood for, this list is sure to inspire... and maybe make you drool a little. 

Arugula, Marinated Balsamic Strawberries, Shaved Parmesan

All it takes is 10 minutes to transform normal strawberries into something wildly elegant and special.

Try making them with this recipe here.

Asian Steak Marinade

This is a basic marinade using ingredients often found in all types of Asian cuisine. It will go well with your favorite type of fish, chicken, or beef.

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Beer-Marinated Bison New York Strip Steaks

Dark beer adds a lot of flavor here. It's combined with sugar, lime juice, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, oil, ginger, and hot pepper sauce, and then poured over bison steaks.

Find the recipe here.

Chile-Marinated Grilled Prawns With Cactus Pear Salsa

Ancho chile-studded marinated shrimp get cooled down by an interesting pairing of avocado and cactus pear.

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Citrus-Marinated Grilled Salmon With Tabbouleh Salad

A simple lemon juice and olive oil coating gives the salmon a tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with the rest of this Mediterranean-style meal.

Check out the recipe here.

Coffee-Marinated Bison Short Ribs

Coffee pairs great with bison! This awesome recipe marinates bison short ribs in sternly brewed coffee and brown sugar for 4-6 hours.

Check it out here!

Grilled Adobo-Marinated Skirt Steak

This steak — marinated in pasilla-guajillo adobo or adobo paste for just one to two hours — is especially good for tacos. Click through for the recipe.

Grilled Beer and Buttermilk Chicken With Sriracha Glaze

"The Beeroness" claims everyone will love this chicken marinated in beer and buttermilk then cooked in a sweet and spicy glaze. Try it here.

Grilled Mango and Marinated Sirloin Kebabs

Soy sauce, pineapple, and ginger flavor the marinade for these sirloin kabobs. The sweet smokiness of the accompanying mango makes this meal extremely satisfying.

Check out the recipe here.

Grilled Marinated Artichokes

Artichokes sleep with a simple marinade of spices, lemon, and oil overnight, and are then grilled to perfection the next day.

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Honey Mustard and Cider-Marinated Spareribs

Honey, mustard, and apple cider come together for a quick marinade that leaves these spareribs lightly sweet and fully delicious.

Check out this recipe here.

Italian Marinated Grilled Chicken

This recipe could not be any simpler: All you need is a bit of zesty Italian dressing and a hot grill, and you'll have the perfect grilled chicken.

To find this recipe for Italian Marinated Grilled Chicken, click here.

Kalbi (Korean Marinated Short Ribs)

From Koreatown: A Cookbook, Chef Deuki Hong suggests you make the marinade two days in advance, adding the meat after the first day, and then grilling on the second. Doubly marinated, doubly delicious.

Find the recipe for Kalbi here.

Maple Syrup- and Ketchup-Marinated Chicken

This recipe was inspired by when maple syrup and ketchup sometimes mingle on a plate during breakfast. It is the perfect combo of sweet and tangy. Try it here.  

Marinated and Grilled Wool Steak aka Butterflied Lamb Recipe

Olive oil, white wine, garlic, Dijon mustard, and rosemary come together for this marinade. The rosemary and mustard are a lovely flavor accompaniment to the gaminess of lamb.

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Marinated Chicken

Curry powder, lemon juice, honey, and mustard are whisked together before coating chicken breasts just 30 minutes before cooking. Try the recipe here.  

Marinated Fish Tacos With Goat Cheese Guacamole and Heirloom Tomato-Avocado-Watermelon Radish Salsa

Tropical fruit juices add crazy flavor to these fish tacos. Check out the recipe here.

Marinated Goat Cheese

You can marinate more than just meat! Try marinating cheese to add luxurious flavor.

Find this recipe for Marinated Goat Cheese here.

Marinated Grilled Fish Skewers

Marinate any fish before grilling to get the most flavor out of your ingredients.

Find this recipe here.

Marinated Tofu Satay

This is a raw, vegetarian version of a satay that comes together with a quickly made peanut sauce. 

Find the recipe here.

Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad With Marcona Almonds

In this recipe, zucchini ribbons soak up a marinade flavored with lemon juice and zest, mustard, red onion, and olive oil.

Check out the recipe here.

Mongolian Skirt Steak

Skirt steak is very responsive to marinades. This one is made with soy sauce, demerara sugar, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic. The marinade will thicken when the meat is grilled, and you'll find yourself with a delectable sauce.

Check out the recipe here.

Narragansett Creamery Yogurt-Marinated Hopkins Farm Leg of Lamb

For the marinade, yogurt is puréed with lemon juice, mint, cilantro, rosemary, parsley, thyme, garlic, shallots, and oil. Find the recipe here.

Pomegranate Balsamic Chicken Skewers

Salad dressing works great as a marinade! In this recipe, dressing-marinated chicken is threaded onto skewers with pears and then grilled.

Check it out here.

Steak Fajitas

An easy, Latin-inspired marinade of lime, cumin, and oregano coats steak before being sizzled up for dinner.

Check out the recipe here.