Easy Steak Marinades

Add bold flavor to grilled steak with an easy marinade. 

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Tri-Tip Steak with Mushrooms and Peppers

When it's time to start grilling the tri-tip, don’t toss the marinade. Scatter the rosemary and thyme from the dressing on the meat as it cooks. Herbs that fall through the grates will flavor the smoke. 

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Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Marcela Valladolid recommends lager-style beer for her citrusy skirt steak marinade. Sliced into strips, the meat makes an excellent taco filling — especially when topped with shredded cheese and beans! 

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Grilled Skirt Steak Gyros 

Food Network Magazine’s Greek-influenced marinade serves double duty in this gyro recipe. In addition to flavoring the meat and vegetables, it's also used to add some oomph to the tangy yogurt sauce.

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Marinated Grilled Flank Steak with BLT Smashed Potatoes

Ingredients like red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce help add bold flavor to meat — fast. Rachael Ray’s entire meal, from the marinated grilled flank steak to the bacon smashed potatoes, comes together in less than an hour. 

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Grilled Korean-Style Skirt Steak

Food Network Magazine’s secret to tender, flavorful Korean-style skirt steak is a simple marinade of cola, soy sauce, brown sugar and sesame oil. Pierce the meat a few times with a fork to ensure that the meat absorbs all the umami flavor.  

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Karri’s Steak Marinade

Calling for liquid smoke, pineapple juice and red pepper flakes, Trisha Yearwood’s marinade is smoky, sweet and spicy. Before covering the rib eyes with the mesquite-flavored mixture, coat each side with a layer of honey. 

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Grilled Steak Salad Nicoise

Give classic nicoise salad a meat lover's twist with steak. Since everything will be dressed in Dijon vinaigrette, keep the meat marinade simple. Garlic and rosemary (in addition to your standard olive oil, salt and pepper) are all you need. 

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Marinated Grilled Hanger Steak

For a bistro-worthy steak dinner at home, use Anne Burrell’s tried-and-true mustard-herb marinade. Since hanger steak is a muscly cut, Anne advises cooking the meat to medium-rare in order to prevent it from turning tough and dry. 

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Steak with Horseradish-Chive Sauce

To achieve complex flavor without overcomplicating things, Food Network Magazine created a quick marinade featuring red wine vinegar, cognac and shallots. Although the grilled steak is very flavorful on its own, you won't want to skip the horseradish-chive sauce. 

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