Marinades Made Easy Slideshow

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This steak marinade has Asian aromatics like soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, and ginger, and uses two types of oils for a distinctive taste.

Click here to see the Asian Steak Marinade Recipe.

Asian Steak Marinade

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This steak marinade has Asian aromatics like soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, and ginger, and uses two types of oils for a distinctive taste.

Click here to see the Asian Steak Marinade Recipe.

Miso Marinade

This cod recipe uses a miso marinade that has sake wine as an acidic component, and has aromatics such as mirin, miso paste, and sugar.

Click here to see the Black Cod with Miso Recipe

Kalbi Marinade for Beef Rib

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Great for any type of lean meat such as pork or chicken, this Kalbi marinade uses sesame oil and brown sugar as an aromatic. While without acid, the soy sauce does a good job of breaking down the tender beef rib.

Click here to see the Kalbi Marinade for Beef Rib Recipe

Veal Chop Brine from BLT Steak

A brine is a water-based marinade that is most commonly used overnight. This veal chop brine from BLT Steaks builds a base of flavors for the chop with a variety of aromatics. Brines are great for bone-in proteins like chops, chickens, or turkeys.

Click here to see the Veal Chop Brine Recipe

Calafia Marinade

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This marinade  from Calafia restaurant in Palo Alto is diet-friendly, using a low-fat canola oil. A standard marinade, it goes great with any type of protein, especially fish or chicken.

Click here to see the Calafia Marinade Recipe.

Sangria Pork Marinade

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This unique pork marinade uses sangria and orange juice as its acidic components, and would be great with other light meats such as veal or chicken.

Click here to see the Sangria Pork Marinade.

Devil's Style Chicken Marinade

A classic at Casa Nonna, this chicken marinade gets it fiery side from its aromatics: red chile flakes. An acidic component of lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil mild out the flavor. The spicy flavor profile will overpower delicate cuts of meat such as fish, but would work well with light meats like pork or veal.

Click here to see the Devil's Style Chicken Marinade Recipe.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's Red Rub

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A rub is a dry type of marinade that relies only on aromatics to flavor the meat, and has no role in tenderizing it. Stage loves rubs because they create a crust around the meat while cooking, and this rub recipe is a staple for wings at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.


Click here to see Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's Red Rub Recipe.

Wildwood BBQ's Vegetable Marinade

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Big Lou's easy vegetable marinade has an acidic component of balsamic vinegar, honey and parsley as aromatics. It'll easily spruce up your grilled veggies, but can be used for chicken or fish as well.

Click here to see the Wildwood BBQ's Vegetable Marinade Recipe.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's Korean Marinade

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This basic Korean recipe is great for pork, beef, or chicken. It combines unique aromatics like Sriracha sauce, red pepper flakes, and brown sugar with distinctive oils such as sesame.

Click here to see Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's Korean Marinade.