Sesame-Soy Marinade
Ingredients icon 8 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes about 1/2 cup, enough for 1 pound of beef
Time icon 10 minutes


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons dark sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl; stir until sugar is dissolved. 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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