Chefs Share Their Favorite Summer Meat Marinades for Steak, Chicken, Shrimp & More

Take it from chefs: these are the best marinades for every type of meat you'll grill this summer. You ever notice how a great marinade can instantly elevate what otherwise would end up as a pretty boring...

Chili Marinade - Best Before

by JerkPork 2 months ago

How long does this keep for? Ingredients as follows; Olive Oil Lemon juice Garlic Paprika Red chilies Oregano Wine I've had it in the fridge for probably 4-6 weeks. Is it safe? Plus ...

Aluminum pans and acidic foods

by Citizen_Snips 7 years ago

I have read that you should avoid cooking or marinating acidic foods in aluminum cookware because the acids will react with the aluminum, causing the metal to leach into the food and the cookware t...

Reusing marinade for a fried chicken recipe

by pagal 6 months ago

Hi. So I'm making a fried chicken recipe in two batches because I don't like reheating fried food. I have half of the chicken in a marinade right now, and will fry it tonight, and I was thinking...

Marinating Flank Steak Too Long?

by loves2cook82 9 months ago

I started marinating a flank steak this afternoon with the intent of making it for dinner tonight. Plans changed, and I now need to cook it tomorrow night instead. Should I worry about the acidic m...

Will marinating lamb for several hours in beer break it down like lemon juice and vinegar might?

by MarleneDietrich 10 months ago

I have a boneless, butterflied leg of lamb marinating in beer, cumin, all-spice, garlic, herbes de Provence, parsley, salt, and pepper (strange combo, I know). Can I let it sit in the marinade unti...

Can halibut marinating for 24 hours be saved?

by juliacb 1 year ago

I left some halibut marinating in lemon in the fridge and forgot about it. I put it in the juice 2 days after I got it from the fisherman. Plus another day that it's been sitting in the fridge. Can...

Do you use Coca Cola as a Marinade?

by zackly 1 year ago

I caught the tail end of a Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives episode last night. Guy was in the kitchen with an Asian chef who was using Coca Cola as a marinade, I think for beef. I'm intrigued. I’ve use...

Why is almost EVERY pork chop recipe sweet? I want some new ideas for marinades that are herby or spicy or garlicky and NO SUGAR.

by oakjoan 1 year ago

I don't mind sweet pork chop marinades but I'm not in the mood today. It may just be that I'm too lazy to really search, but there are certainly a bazillion marinades that contain brown sugar or m...

Can I freeze this marinade

by melliebay 2 years ago

I made a smoky steak marinade today for carne asada. It easily made enough for several meals for our family of two. It was a little labor intensive so I'd love to save the leftovers for future meal...

Marinating Bulgogi for 48hrs

by acfrank 2 years ago

Hi all. First time poster here. I had intended to make the recipe below tomorrow, and already have the meat marinating; 24 hour marinade. Thing is, I totally forgot that we have dinner plans with m...

how long can you marinate chicken?

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by foxy fairy 12 years ago

I have a chicken marinating. It has been marinating for more than 24 hours. Ummm, how long would be the longest it could marinate before entering the danger zone?


by Dolores78 2 years ago

Have angus beef to roast. Poked with knife then mixed oil, spices, meat tenderizer and worchertershire and rubbed on beef. Can I leave it on the counter for three hours? Just came out of refrige...

Must I refrigerate in order to marinate?

by NightMan 10 years ago

In the event that I want to marinate something, do I have to put the food item in the 'fride? Let's say that I want to marinate a New York Strip. Why can't I just soak the meat in the marinade a...

Uh oh... did I over marinate?

by ceej2008 2 years ago

I prepared chicken breasts with a Jamaican Jerk Paste (commercially made) and put them in the fridge to marinate. We wound up having last minute dinner plans with friends and the chicken is still m...

Overmarinating - Is there such a thing?

by keslacye 12 years ago

Can you marinate meat for too long? I'm considering marinating a flank steak for grilling tomorrow, but there is a chance I won't be able to cook it until Tuesday... Go for it, or Wait?

Tenderizing meat with Coke???

by Wayne Keyser 13 years ago

I have seen the suggestion that many Asian restaurants tenderize beef by marinating in Coca-Cola. I've had some miraculously tender bulgogi and "beef with broccoli", so tender I just can't pictur...

Freezing/Roasting a Chicken

by insertclevernamehere 2 years ago

So my family looooves this recipe http://www.huffingtonpost.com/teri-turner/heroin-chicken-warning-extremely-addictive_b_7880468.html but of course it is way better after marinating a few days, whi...

Is it ok to marinate chicken in tomato paste, olive oil and spices for 2 days?

by Bazzlin 2 years ago

Planned on making an Indian spiced dish tonight that requires marinating the chicken for a few hours. It's just too hot today for that sort of meal! Tomorrow will be just as bad. (Should have thoug...

Suggestions for Marinades

by youdoofus 2 years ago

I have been really wanting to use worcestershire sauce in a marinade for quite some time, but im not sure which direction to go. Im thinking of a beef marinade that i can then cook on a propane gri...

"Doughy" grilled chicken?

by MIMIMOM 2 years ago

My company had a function yesterday and we served some finger foods. One of the things we made was chicken, bacon and pineapple kabobs. The marinade was just some pineapple juice, soy sauce, oli...