Marinated Chuck Roast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 3 hours + standing


10 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
It's the simple marinade of orange juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce that makes this beef roast so tasty and tender. —Mary Lee Baker, Enon, Ohio
Marinated Chuck Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the orange juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; add the roast. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Pour the marinade into a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Add roast to the pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until the meat is tender. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Thicken juices for gravy if desired.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounce-weight: 254 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 339mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein.