Marinade for Beef

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Anne made the following changes:

Used olive oil instead of vegetable oil, and red wine vinegar instead of white.  She didn't use cloves but added about 1 Tbsp of garlic powder.  She marinated the beef for 4-5 hours.

Source: (Anne found)

Servings/Yield: 12


  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp ground dry mustard
  • 2 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp ground cloves


  1. In a quart jar, combine oil, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Season with mustard, salt, pepper, parsley and ground cloves. Shake well until it is mixed.
  2. Put meat in a large bowl. Pour marinade over meat and let stand covered 3 days in refrigerator, basting every day. 
© Jay Deitch 2013