Marinades & Rubs

Flavor your grilled meats and vegetables with our top marinade and rub recipes. Marinades and rubs can turn tough cuts of meat juicy and tender, dress up even the most boring vegetables, and add pizzazz to a basic meal. There's no reason to rely on store-bought rubs and marinades anymore, once you have our guide to making and using homemade versions. Start with our instructions on making rubs; you'll learn how to mix dry and wet versions to create bursting-with-flavor meats and vegetables. We've also got unexpected ways to flavor your barbecue favorites, such as chicken, pork, or beef, with ideas from grilling pros. Marinades work differently based on how long you allow cuts of meats and types of fish to absorb their flavor; we'll help you learn how to put your marinades to their best use. Rubs are often reserved for special occasions, but there's no reason your favorite recipes can't make their way into everyday cooking; we show you how.

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Mexican-Style Marinade
This marinade for chicken, beef, or pork makes an excellent centerpiece for Mexican-style dinners. Tacos, anyone?
Roasted Red Pepper Marinade
Marinate your favorite meat and freeze up to 3 months. Give the marinated meat at least 24 hours to thaw in the fridge.
Avocado-Buttermilk Marinade
Marinate chicken or your favorite meat and serve with chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges.
Garlic-Soy Marinade
This freezer-friendly marinade will work for 2 to 3 pounds of meat and freeze up to 3 months.

More Marinades & Rubs

Everything Bagel Seasoning Blend
Rating: Unrated 2
If this flavor is your go-to bagel pick, start adding your homemade everything bagel seasoning to all kinds of recipes. Try it on homemade crackers, sprinkled onto meat, added to bread dough, sprinkled on eggs, the options are endless.
7 BBQ Rub Recipes That Add Big Flavor to Any Meat You Cook
Make space for a blue ribbon in your collection. These homemade rubs will have you well on your way to award-winning recipes!