No-Fail Marinade

Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 185
Theme: Quick & Easy

This marinade from America's Test Kitchen is so delicious that it can make a cheaper cut of meat taste better and more expensive. Try marinating your favorite steak or chicken in this recipe overnight before grilling and enjoying. 


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes


1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until well combined. 


2. Pour marinade over meat of choice and let it marinate anywhere from two to 24 hours before grilling. 

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This recipe was recently featured in America’s Test Kitchen Reveals the Right Way to Grill Fish and Meat – It Works!.

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