Grilling Marinade / Sauce

Colleen Sowa


This is excellent for flavoring and tenderizing steaks! It is very easy to make and stores well for a week.

So make this... Get out your grill... and throw on some steaks!


★★★★★ 3 votes

about 3 cups
5 Min
35 Min


  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 c
    worchestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 c
    black coffee (extra strong)
  • 1 can(s)
    (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/4 c
    italian salad dressing
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    each: salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 stick
  • 1
    drop liquid smoke

How to Make Grilling Marinade / Sauce


  1. Put all ingredients into a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Turn heat down ans simmer for 1/2 an hour. Let cool. Put into 1 quart canning jar (any jar with a lid will do). Refrigerate until needed. Keeps well for about a week.
  2. When ready to use, Put the desired amount into a bowl along with a little water to thin it out if needed. Place meat in the bowl. Coat the meat well. Cover bowl and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. Put the marinated meat on the grill and baste with this marinade a few times while cooking.
  4. *** This is very tasty and helps tenderize the meat.

    *** I use this on beef steaks and pork steaks.

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About Grilling Marinade / Sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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