15 Homemade Meat Marinades

Homemade Meat Marinades

Grilling season is in full swing, so I have been looking for yummy, homemade marinade recipes to pair with my chicken, steak, seafood and pork. The shelves at grocery stores are lined with bottled versions, but everything is better when it’s homemade! Additionally, homemade marinades don’t contain High Fructose Corn Syrup, preservatives or additives, so your meal will be much healthier!

Chimichurri Dipping Sauce and Marinade 

by Suburbia Unwrapped

Fresh lime juice, jalapenos, parsley, oregano and some other fresh ingredients get a 5 star review for this chimichurri sauce!


The Best Steak Marinade Ever 

Stock Piling Moms

The perfect balance of savory, spicy and sour whips up in just 5 minutes for the best steak marinade, ever. 


How to Make Homemade Barbecue Sauce

by Confessions of an Over-worked Mom

Quick and Easy homemade bbq sauce.  Simple and slightly sweet. 


Rosemary Shallot Marinade 

by Delightfulemade

A delightful blend of shallots, fragrant rosemary, fresh garlic and salt and pepper.  Your house is about to smell amazing.


Oyster-Ginger Marinade
by A Moms Take
This marinade packs a ton of flavor! Oyster sauce, red onion, ground ginger, and other flavors to perfectly balance this marinade will make it a memorable and delightful marinade!


Pineapple and Sriracha Marinade 
by Homemade for Elle
Pineapples, Srirach and a little olive oil.  Simple and so amazingly good. 

Chicken Pineapple and Sriracha Kebabs Recipes

The Best Ever Steak Marinade
by Thrifty DIY Diva
This is a great combination of classic flavors that really shine on a great cut of meat! 

Souvlaki Marinade Recipe
by Anns Entitled Life
This marinade works well on beef, chicken or lamb, and tremendous flavor! 

Sweet Chicken Kabobs with Citrus-Soy Marinade
by LiveSimply.me
This beautiful kabob is made with a bright and flavorful citrus-soy marinade. 

 Melt In Your Mouth Steak Marinade

by Simply Darrling

Juicy, Flavorful, and a blend that’ll tenderize meat so it melts in your mouth… that’s gotta be good! 

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Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Marinade
by Homemade for Elle

Great to baste onto drumsticks, you could make this in the oven or on the grill. Sriracha, rice wine vinegar, white wine and jam contribute to this spicy and sweet marinade.


Here are a few more homemade meat marinades to try! 

What are your favorite homemade meat marinades?  Share your recipe in the comments below! 

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3 Responses to 15 Homemade Meat Marinades

  1. It is for grilled pork loin, the marinade was to be used overnight.

  2. I found a receipt for pork marinade w/ginger,1/4 c soy sauce, chopped onion, minced garlic & possibly another ingredient, labeled Asian. now I can’t seem to find it! Please HELP!! Thanks, Gracielee

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