Lemon-Oregano Steak Marinade
Ingredients icon 6 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes about 1/2 cup marinade, enough for two pound
Time icon 10 minutes


  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano or 1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves

  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon peel

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in medium bowl. Place beef steak(s) and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak(s) to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours for tender steaks; 6 hours or as long as overnight for less tender steaks, turning occasionally.

  2. Remove steak(s) from bag; discard marinade. Place steak(s) on grid over medium, ash-covered coals or over medium heat on preheated gas grill. Grill according to the chart for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

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  3. Half of steaks may be served immediately, as desired. Cover and refrigerate remaining steak(s) for later use. Before serving, carve steaks into slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired.

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