Will's Marinade makes AWESOME steaks!!

Will's Extra Special Marinade

Course: Marinade
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: BBQ essential
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Gloria | Homemade & Yummy
Will's Extra Special Marinade combines port, espresso, cacao powder, smoked paprika and more. Makes steaks so tender. Great for marinating beef, bison and lamb.
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  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup port use a good quality
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1/2 tsp bittersweet smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 cloves fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper


  • Mix all ingredients in a measuring cup. Pour over meat. Let marinate for at least 4 hours to overnight.


Increase the amount of marinade according to the amount of meat you will be using. Always remember to use a GOOD quality port...it will make a huge difference in taste. We used Graham's Six Grapes Reserve!!
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