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whiskey marinade

Whiskey Steak Marinade

Gina Dickson
 If you want a fabulous juicy steak then you need to make this Whiskey Steak Marinade. This easy steak marinade is a combination of whiskey, garlic, lemon, and Worcestershire that brings out bold flavors in your juicy steaks. All your friends will rave about your steaks!
Prep Time 10 mins
Simmer 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 1.5 cups
Calories 469 kcal


  • 1/3 cup whiskey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper Fresh ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes optional; add more if you like it really spicy

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  • Peel garlic and finely chop garlic
  • Wash the lemon and then zest with a fine grater.
  • Juice the lemon. I do this after I zest the lemon.
  • Pour whiskey, soy sauce, Worcestershire, and lemon juice into a saucepan. Add garlic, lemon zest, pepper, and brown sugar.
  • Bring marinade to a simmer over medium-high heat. Stirring continually to help dissolve the brown sugar, simmer until the alcohol has largely evaporated about 3 minutes.
  • Allow marinade to cool to room temperature.
  • Pierce the meat your plan to marinate thoroughly with a skewer or score it with shallow cuts using a sharp knife.
  • Place marinade and meat into a ziplock bag. Marinate beef for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  • Remove meat from marinade and pat dry with a paper towel before grilling. Discard marinade.

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Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 469kcalCarbohydrates: 82gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3123mgPotassium: 425mgFiber: 1gSugar: 75gVitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 3mg
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