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Fast and Easy Garlic-Rosemary Marinade for Steak or Chicken

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“Some mornings you're looking at a package of round steaks or some other tough cut that NEEDS a marinade. And you've got 5 minutes before you have to walk out the door so there isn't time to measure out a lot of ingredients for something complexly seasoned. This marinade will make the cut because its almost as easy as the bottled kind. But you won't feel shortchanged at dinner time because it tastes like more work than it really is. Also good on chicken.”
3/4 cup

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (or 1 clove garlic put through the press)
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 14 cup vegetable oil (I prefer olive oil)


  1. Mix all ingredients in a plastic, zipper bag.
  2. Add steaks or chicken pieces and squash around to make sure that all surfaces are coated. Seal bag, removing as much air as possible.
  3. Marinate, refrigerated, for 6-8 hours (flip bag halfway through if you have the opportunity.
  4. Grill or broil meat according to your usual preference.
  5. Note -- I use any sort of white wine that I happen to have on hand. The flavor will vary slightly but it will be good regardless of whether you used white zinfandel, Riesling, Chablis, or ?

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