Ginger Steak Marinade With Rum Recipe

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: about 2 1/4 cups (1 serving)
Ratings (5)

A fantastic steak marinade that includes the bright flavors of pineapple juice, rum, and ginger. This marinade is a great way to turn a poor quality steak into a good steak, and a good steak into a great steak.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 small green onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (grated)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon​ red pepper flakes (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium non-metal bowl.
  2. Toss to combine and let stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Add steaks to a zip top bag.
  4. Pour marinade over steaks, seal bag and let marinate meat for 3 to 4 hours (but no more), in the refrigerator.
  5. If you are working with a larger piece of meat, double the recipe and marinate for 6-8 hours.
  6. I recommend making this marinade 1 day in advance and storing in refrigerator until ready to use.  This will give the acids, spices, and sugar the time needed to really combine. 
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 596
    Total Fat 1 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Unsaturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 3,783 mg
    Carbohydrates 95 g
    Dietary Fiber 6 g
    Protein 16 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)