Uncle Bill's Soy-Ginger Marinade

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“This recipe not only tenderizes the meat but gives it a delightful taste, a very light touch of sweetness. Developed this recipe over 25 years ago. It is a must to try.”
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup soy sauce
  • 14 cup pancake syrup
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 12 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 18 teaspoon Tabasco sauce or 18 teaspoon red hot pepper sauce
  • 34 cup beer, of your choice


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together all ingredients except beer; stir well.
  2. Now add beer and stir gently so the marinade does not foam too much.
  3. Prepare steaks,using a knife by scoring any fatty outside areas on steaks.
  4. This prevents the steaks from curling.
  5. Place steaks in a casserole dish.
  6. Pour marinade over and using a fork, punch holes in the steaks so the marinade penetrates the steaks; punch both sides.
  7. Cover and marinate for at least 4 hours in the refrigerator before cooking.
  8. You may marinate for a longer period if desired.
  9. This marinade is also excellent for roasts.
  10. Barbecue or fry steaks to your desired doneness.
  11. You can also substitute and use a dry red wine instead of beer.
  12. Steaks should be about 1 inch in thickness.
  13. Rib-eye steaks can be marinated for a different flavor, but I do not recommend as the rib eyes are good with some pepper and granulated garlic powder.
  14. If you are using Chuck Steaks, I suggest that you marinate for at least 24 hours or longer.
  15. This marinade is excellent to marinate roast beef of your choice.

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