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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Grilled Hanger Steak

"Hanger steak can get tough if you cook it too long, but I love how yummy it tastes with a great marinade," says Anne Burrell. Follow her lead and use Dijon mustard in your steak marinade for an unexpectedly delicious flavor profile.

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Grilled Skirt Steak Gyros 

The 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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Flank Steak with Roasted Root Vegetables

Bourbon, brown sugar, mustard, garlic and rosemary need only five minutes to turn a basic flank steak into a 5-star meal.

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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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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

The 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 it 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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Grilled Tequila-Garlic-Lime Flank Steak

Guy Fieri uses silver tequila and lime juice to create the marinade for this buttery flank steak.

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Steak with Horseradish-Chive Sauce

To achieve complex flavor without overcomplicating things, make a quick marinade with 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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Chipotle Skirt Steak with Green Beans

To make the flavorful marinade for this skirt steak you'll combine orange juice, adobo pepper, cumin and coriander.

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Marinated Bistecca Fiorentina

Giada De Laurentiis let us in on a little secret: Rubbing garlic cloves over steaks will impart flavor that's not overpowering. And pairing the garlic with thyme and lemon zest ensures you'll have a meal that smells as fantastic as it tastes.

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Mexican Skirt Steak

Whip up this five-ingredient marinade in minutes, then use it to give skirt steak tons of flavor in only a half-hour. Best of all: You probably already have all the ingredients on hand.

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Rib Eye Marinated in Garlic, Chiles and Oregano

"Rib eyes are flavorful enough that they don't need more than salt and coarse black pepper, but they can also stand up to big flavors such as fresh chiles and garlic," says Bobby Flay.

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Italian Marinated Sirloin Steak

Equal parts fresh rosemary, parsley and oregano give this sirloin an unparalleled level of flavor.

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London Broil with Onion Marmalade

You only need garlic, rosemary, balsamic vinegar, red wine, olive oil, and a little salt and pepper for this 5-star recipe. Marinate a 2-inch-thick piece of beef top round for London broil overnight, then grill to perfection.

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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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