Food - Drink
The Secret Ingredient For A Spicier Steak Marinade
By LAUREN ROTHMAN
Marinating is a great way to add flavor and moisture to steak. Perhaps you've already tried marinating your steak in a surprising ingredient like Coca-Cola or even mayonnaise, but if your tastes lean toward spicy foods, then you'll want to try Tasting Table recipe developer Christina Musgrave's marinade recipe.
Other than adding flavor and moisture to the meat, marinades are an excellent tenderizer, taking a steak from chewy to easily sliceable in a short amount of time. Musgrave's tenderizing steak marinade recipe with lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, and soy sauce works to tenderize cheaper cuts of steak, which can be tough.
This marinade is also an excellent choice for those who like some heat in their meat. "The special ingredient is a pinch of cayenne, which adds just a pinch of spice to the marinade," Musgrave says, which will result in a tender, flavorful, and lightly spicy piece of meat