Marinating Recipes

Tenderize, season and prepare your meat with marinating recipes in a ton of different styles.

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Margarita Chicken Quesadillas

15 reviews

Quesadillas have never tasted so good as when they are filled with slightly sweet onions and peppers and topped with...


Grilled Chicken with Barley

4 reviews

With this meal's delicious, fresh flavors, perfect portion size and balance of nutrition, you're getting a big reward for just...


Zesty Marinated Pork Chops

3 reviews

“My husband loves pork chops. They're a good source of lean protein and it's easy to change the flavor by...

Red, White and Blue Pita Pockets for Two

Completely packed with delicious fillings, these pockets get their patriotic name from red peppers, white sour cream and tangy blue...


Garlic Ginger Beef

7 reviews

This stir-fry takes a little longer to prepare, since the meat has to marinate first—but it's well worth the wait!...

Beef Fajita Salad

4 reviews

This easy salad features colorful peppers, beans, tomato and tender strips of beef. The beef marinates for only 10 minutes,...


Peppery Herbed Turkey Tenderloin

2 reviews

I won the North Carolina Turkey Cook-Off one year with these full-flavored tenderloins in rich sauce. Marinating the turkey in...


Yellow Pepper Beef Stir-Fry

A quick marinade lends a bit of sweetness to tender beef strips in this enticing meal-in-one from our Test Kitchen....


Thyme-Marinated Pork Chops

2 reviews

A garlic and thyme marinade and a crisp bread-crumb coating enhance these juicy chops. "They're great for an everyday dinner...

Pasta Pork Medley

"After having peanut sauce in an Asian restaurant, I fell in love with the flavor and began experimenting. I came...


Sausage Fajitas

1 review

The secret to these fajitas is the quick herbal marinade. To save time, I marinate everything the night before. —Janie...


Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...


Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry for 2

Hearty appetites will appreciate this satisfying stir-fry from Julie Rea of Battle Ground, Washington. It features savory strips of marinated...


Chicken Tostadas with Mango Salsa

4 reviews

The ginger adds a pleasant zing to this twist on a traditional tostada. It's so easy to eat healthful foods...

Red, White and Blue Pita Pockets

Completely packed with delicious fillings, these pockets get their patriotic name from red peppers, white sour cream and tangy blue...


Beef Asparagus Stir-Fry

2 reviews

"Chinese food is a big hit with my family, so this stir-fry is popular at our house...especially when I put...


Pork and Veggie Saute

2 reviews

"I'm always trying to cut calories, and this is one of my favorite ways to do it," writes Ethel Martin...


Portobello Pockets

2 reviews

“This savory recipe is one of my fall favorites,“ raves Elissa Armbruster in Medford, New Jersey. “It’s quick, easy and...


Black Bean Pork Burritos

2 reviews

Tender pork pieces are wrapped in soft tortillas and topped with a flavorful salsa. This simple dish from Fiona Seels...


Roasted Pepper Chicken Sandwiches

2 reviews

This is such a wonderful, flavorful sandwich perfect for a casual dinner, special lunch, or when hosting a luncheon. It's...


Fontina-Fruit Chicken Breasts

1 review

This is one of my favorite chicken dishes, festive enough for a special occasion but not loaded with fat and...


Flavorful Lamb Chops

These aren't your ordinary lamb chops. I flavor them with juice squeezed from oranges and limes we grow ourselves plus...

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Marinated Beef Gyros

3 reviews

“I came across this Greek-style recipe many years ago. When I changed a couple of ingredients, I knew I had...


Ginger Pepper Steak Stir Fry

4 reviews

Seasoned with just the right amount of ginger, this colorful and classic stir-fry is a quick favorite of Tracy Youngman...


Asian Steak Wraps

2 reviews

The zesty marinade with a splash of fresh lime juice makes these slightly sesame-flavored wraps a treat. To speed prep...


Favorite Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

24 reviews

I first tasted this yummy dish at our friends' home. I immediately asked for the recipe, and we've enjoyed it...


Lemon Chicken Tacos

4 reviews

These tempting tacos are low in fat but full of zippy flavor. I often modify the recipe to our tastes...


Shrimp Fajitas

13 reviews

I’ve lost 50 pounds recently and my husband, Jere, has lost 65. We’re always looking for tasty ways to keep...