Are you looking for a delicious marinade to take your meals to the next level? Look no further! Here we will provide some killer marinade recipes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Whether it’s beef, pork, chicken or fish, these flavorful combinations of herbs and spices are sure to make your meals stand out from the rest.

So get ready for some mouth-watering dishes with our amazing selection of marinades!


Marinade for every Meat: Five Killer Marinade Recipes

Yesterday’s article explained how marinades can reduce cancer-causing compounds (HCA’s) in your meat by up to 96%. Today we’ll post five delicious marinade recipes that will cover just about any type of meat.

Chicken, Shrimp or Scallops – Tequila Based Marinade Recipe:

Makes: 1-1/2 pounds shrimp, sea scallops or chicken.

Marinate for: 60 – 90 minutes for poultry, 30 minutes for seafood.


1/4 c. vegetable oil

3 Tbs. fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tsp. grated lime peel

3 Tbs. tequila

2 Tbs. Grand Marnier, Cointreau or triple sec

1 lg. jalapeño or serrano pepper, seeded, minced

2 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. sugar

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

How to Make It?

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

Let the marinade stand for 15 minutes.

Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Tip: If you’d like to turn your marinade into a sauce, boil the remaining marinade in a small saucepan for one minute.

Chicken or Pork – A Beer based marinade recipe

Makes: 2 lbs. chicken or pork.

Marinate for: 2-3 hour at room temperature or overnight in the fridge.


1 tsp. Tabasco

3 Tbs. apple cider vinegar

12 oz. favorite beer – experiment here as different beers will add different flavors

1 Tbs. coarse ground mustard

1 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce

1/2 c. soy sauce

2 tsp. minced garlic

Sea salt

Fresh ground pepper

How to Make It?

Mix the ingredients.

Marinate your meat for 2-3 hours at room temp or overnight in the fridge

Asian Marinade Recipe – For Chicken, Turkey, Pork Cutlets or Seafood

Makes: 1-1/2 to 2 lbs

Marinate for: Four hours for meats and one hour for seafood in the refrigerator.


3 Tbs. low sodium soy sauce

2 Tbs. sake or rice wine – you can also try japanese plum wine

1 Tbs. fresh minced garlic

1 tsp. dried chili flakes or hot chili paste (Siracha works really well.  You can use five to six pieces smashed fresh ginger if you don’t have hot sauce or chili paste)

1 Tbs. sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil or a mix of the two

How to Make It?

Mix together all the ingredients in a bowl.

Caribbean Jerk Marinade Recipe – Chicken or Pork

Makes: 5 lbs.

Marinate for: 24 – 48 hours in airtight bags in the refrigerator.


2 c. finely chopped scallion

2 Habanero chilies, seeded and minced (don’t touch your eyes when handling habeneros)

2 Tbs. soy sauce

2 Tbs. fresh juice of lime

5 tsp. ground allspice

3 tsp. English-style dry mustard

2 bay leaves, center ribs discarded and the leaves crumbled

2 fresh garlic cloves, chopped

1 Tbs. salt

2 tsp. sugar

1-1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crumbled

1 tsp. cinnamin

How to Make it?

Combine all ingredients in a food processor or use a blender to puree.

Indian Tandoori Marinade Recipe- Anything but Beef

Makes: 5 lbs.

Marinating time: Four hours at room temperature or refrigerated overnight.


2 cloves fresh garlic

1 Tbs. fresh ginger root – chopped

1 tsp. ground roasted cumin seeds

1/2 tsp. ground cardamom

1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

1 tsp. tandoori coloring or 1 Tbs. paprika

1/2 c. plain yogurt – regular yogurt not greek yogurt

How to make it?

Put all the ingredients of the marinade into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

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With the right marinade, you can take your meals to a whole new level of deliciousness. Whether you’re cooking up chicken, beef, or fish – these killer marinade recipes are sure to turn heads and satisfy even the pickiest eaters!

The combination of fresh herbs and spices with flavorful liquids will transform any ordinary dish into something extraordinary. So gather some ingredients from your pantry and give one (or all!) of these marinades a try for an exquisite culinary experience that’s guaranteed to tantalize taste buds around the table. Bon Appetite!

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