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Backyard Bourbon Beef Marinade Recipe

Backyard Bourbon Beef Marinade

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"A touch of bourbon and sugar in this soy sauce marinade lend a smoky sweetness to grilled beef."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings


  1. Combine all ingredients except beef flank steak. Marinade beef* in mixture 12 to 24 hours in refrigerator. Grill following your favorite method.
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  • *Will accommodate up to 2 lbs. of beef (good for flank steak, London broil, skirt steak, fillet, strip steak)

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Jun 23, 2014

Tried this marinade today and it was delicious! We purchased a box of 8 oz. sirloin steaks from GFS and were disappointed because they were tough and thick. We butter-flyed them and used the marinade. They turned out juicy and flavorful! We are going to try this on pork chops next.

Jun 26, 2015

Update: since I tried this recipe on this sight, I use it all the time, it's my go to marinade! Use it not only on beef, but pork, & it's great on salmon& shrimp. It's so good, always make my own marinade, no need to buy any marinade!!we just got a new grill , & we needed one! It's a infra- red grill, they are great!!! Well we fixed steaks & shrimp , just like the first time I tried this recipe . Thanx for posting a great recipe!! I really enjoy all- recipes & enjoy trying new things, I can usually find a good recipe to try on this site & also have found old ones that I have lost!!! Anyway, do love this site, I keep browsing now & then!!!


6 Ratings

Oct 20, 2014

Very nice with a hint of sweet. The steak was very tender. We originally adjusted recipe to amount of steak we were doing, but hubby still had to cut it in half again & had plenty to marinate in. I did think the soy sauce was a little dominating & made it salty for my preference so we'll cut that back just a tad for next time. I suppose since we marinated overnight could be why it seemed salty to me. We decided a serving for one will be enough marinade for one pound of steak. If that doesn't work we'll adjust accordingly.

Oct 10, 2014

I double the bourbon and garlic, and omitted the confectioners sugar.

Sep 22, 2014

All I could taste is soy sauce.


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  • Calories
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 2501 mg
  • 100%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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