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A Marinade To Die For Recipe
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A Marinade To Die For

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"A standard recipe for all BBQ occasions. Perfect for pork and chicken. When grilling meat, always use wood chips for a truly smoky flavor."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the steak sauce, brown sugar, lemon-lime soda, butter, vinegar, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and ground black pepper. Mix together well and use on your favorite meat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

I made this and used on a pork tenderloin. I let it marinade for two days in my Tupperware marinade container, flipping daily. It had a slightly sweet taste that was very nice. This is not overpowering by any means. My son who puts worcestershire sauce on everything actually poured more of the marinade on his plate and didn't use the worc. sauce! The butter hardened so I am not sure if I did something wrong or not? I think the soda may have been too cold when I began. I served this with au gratin potatoes, green beans and crescent rolls for Sunday after church lunch. Not sure I would die for this marinade but perhaps I would incur a small injury ;-)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

Too sweet - I marinated steaks in this, they were tender and juicy, but just too sweet. It was like eating sugar on my steaks. I also used oil rather than butter so the marinade did not solidify. One reviewer suggest beer instead of soda, this may work better, but I will not try this again.

May 11, 2004

This truly is a great marinade!!! Best with a tri-tip and when allowed to marinate overnight. The butter causes the grill to flare up a bit, but well worth the effort! I have made it several times and everytime I have recived rave reviews from my guests.

Jan 25, 2004

Absolutely delicious. Also, while cooking the meat, put the marinade in a medium sauce pan, bring to a boil, add 1 teaspoon of Arrow Root to the marinade, and let it boil down a bit, and then you can slather it on the meat as it cooks.

Mar 22, 2004

This is a wonderful marinade..I have used it on chicken and venison..I think it is better to marinate overnight to enhanse flavor.Thanks for this wonderful recipe....

May 18, 2006

I did use bbq sauce as suggested by others and I was dissapointed with the results. The taste was very sweet, the lemon lime soda being very dominate. I think regular cola might be little less sweet tasting and blend in beter with the other ingredients. Will keep looking for the ultimate marinade.

Aug 23, 2003

This is a great recipe! I used pork chops and marinated them for about an hour and basted them with the sauce while grilling them. Also, I used Heinz 57 steak sauce (I was going to use A-1). And I only used 1/2 can of the soda (an off brand of citrus soda). It made enough marinade to marinate enough meat for 2 meals (6 people). We absolutely loved it!

Jan 25, 2004

Used this on pork tenderloin and let it marinate overnight. It was fantastic!


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