Marinating Recipes

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

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    Spanish Marinated Mushrooms

    I had some amazing marinated mushrooms in a little tapas bar in Seville when I was stationed in Spain with the U.S. Navy. A couple of months ago, I decided to see if I could make something close, and here’s what I came up with. The longer you keep them refrigerated, the stronger the vinegar taste will be. —Patricia Mitchell, Ingleside, Texas

    Sheet-Pan Tandoori Chicken

    This tandoori chicken recipe is easy for weeknights since it bakes in one pan, but it is also special enough...


    Slammin’ Lamb

    This meat is easy, flavorful and best when marinated overnight. You can even mix it up and freeze it until...


    Grilled Buttermilk Chicken

    I created this recipe years ago after one of our farmers market customers, a chef, shared the idea of marinating...


    Quick Spicy Shrimp Kabobs

    Shrimp lovers will adore these spicy, juicy kabobs. Adjust the cayenne to suit your preference for more or less heat....

    Island Chicken with Mango Slaw and Curry Sauce

    You can turn a boring chicken into an extra ordinary chicken with this easy-to-make dish. The flavors blend together perfectly...


    Bocconcini & Strawberry Bruschetta

    If you had to capture summer in a salad, this would be it. Mozzarella pearls are infused with a sweet...

    The Ultimate Fish Tacos

    This recipe is my favorite meal to prepare. Adding my own personal touch to the marinade makes my fish tacos...


    Chili-Lime Shrimp Kabobs

    Lime and chili add a kick that really make this recipe pop. Plus, the grilled peppers are a great way...


    Coconut-Mango Tilapia

    Friends always request this recipe with its intriguing tropical taste. A sweet mango puree nicely complements the couscous and fish.—Jessie...


    Citrus Grilled Turkey Cutlets

    Janice Mentzer, of Sharpsburg, Maryland says, “My family enjoys this turkey recipe year-round, but it’s especially nice in the summer...

    Zesty Marinated Pork Chops

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


    Moroccan Beef Kabobs

    2 reviews

    My grandmother's homemade marinade adds tang and tenderness to these beefy kabobs. Her blend of herbs and spices punches up...


    Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast

    Turkey takes center stage in this dish paired with several interesting flavors. Garlic, ginger and apricot enhance the old favorite...


    Golden Roasted Turkey

    Your holiday turkey will never turn out dry again if you reach for this recipe. Brining overnight and stuffing with...


    Mexican Grilled Salmon

    Lime juice adds a little spark to a pesto-like mixture that coats salmon fillets. I prepare this recipe all year...

    Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy for Two

    “This dish is simple, flavorful and not fattening at all. And since it’s so quick, you can have a friend...


    Chicken Poppy Seed Salad

    Juicy berries, crisp sugar snap peas and crunchy pecans complement the lime-marinated chicken in this pretty salad. The homemade sweet-sour...


    Citrus & Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

    This recipe will make you love turkey again. Brining with lemon, rosemary and orange juice makes it so moist and...


    Honey-Lime Red Snapper

    “If you can’t find snapper, you can substitute most any firm white fish. And if you can’t find key lime...


    Cajun Orange Pork Chops

    “My husband and I are busy and calorie-conscious. This dish is quick, delicious and easy on the waistline.” Plus, it’s...


    Southwest Grilled Chicken

    “Lime juice and a splash of pepper sauce lend refreshing zest to this flavorful take on grilled chicken. It's so...


    Make-Ahead Veggie Salad

    Assemble this colorful mix of vegetables and let it soak up the sweet-and-sour dressing overnight. The next day, you'll be...


    Baked Orange Chicken

    This baked orange chicken is a quick and elegant recipe. It can easily be doubled or tripled for company. I...

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    Pickled Veggie Salad

    “One year I created this recipe to use up an overabundance of brussels sprouts. My family asked for seconds, so...


    Flavorful Marinated Pork Loin

    "Beautifully glazed with a mouthwatering marinade, this entree is relatively low in fat but still juicy, flavorful and so tender."—Paula...



    Turkey Fruit Kabobs for Two

    This is a citrusy treat for the grill; it's very easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. And best? It's a...


    Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy

    “This dish is simple, flavorful and not fattening at all. And since it’s so quick, you can have company over...


    Honey Rosemary Chicken Kabobs for Two

    These tender kabobs are full of savory rosemary flavor, yet they're low in fat and sodium. I found the original...