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Sliced steak with garnish.
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5 from 7 votes

Steak Marinade

This is the best Steak Marinade for tender, flavorful grilled steaks. It's easily made with simple ingredients, and perfect for any steak.
Prep Time5 minutes
Marinate Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 5 minutes
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Steak Marinade, Steak Marinade
Servings: 4
Author: Susie Bulloch (heygrillhey.com)


  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 5 cloves minced garlic


  • Make the marinade. Combine all ingredients for the marinade in a zip top bag or a non-reactive glass bowl.
    ½ cup olive oil, ¼ cup red wine vinegar, ¼ cup honey, 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, 1 ½ teaspoons black pepper, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 5 sprigs fresh thyme, 5 cloves minced garlic
  • Mix and massage. Place the steak in the marinade, and massage or toss the steak to ensure it is evenly coated on all sides.
  • Marinate the steaks. Place the bag or container of marinating steak in the refrigerator and allow the steak to marinate for 4-8 hours. Smaller steaks can marinate for 4 hours, thicker cuts can marinate for 6-8 hours.
  • Grill. Remove steaks from marinade and grill to desired doneness.



Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg