Monday, February 3, 2014

Day Two - Top Sirloin Steak with Homemade Marinade (2.3.14)


  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place the soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, basil, parsley, and pepper in a blender or bowl and mix together thoroughly.
  2. Pour marinade over desired type of meat. Cover, and refrigerate for up to 8 hours (We marinated for an hour and a half). Cook meat as desired.
Served with baked asparagus with balsamic butter sauce. Let us know if your interested in this recipe and we'll post it in the comments.


Potter: This did not turn out as good as I had hoped. I've made better marinades replacing half the soy sauce with teriyaki and without the mustard. I think the mustard was a good choice but maybe a little less of it. It possibly could have been improved by substituting balsamic vinegar for the vinaigrette. Our cuts of meat also weren't the greatest we've bought either. All in all very sad this was the last time I will have steak for dinner for a year.

Katie: The steak looked and smelled delicious but as I started to eat it I was not as impressed. It had okay flavor, but I agree with what Potter said about substitutes and the cuts of meat. I have had much better cuts at home along with better marinades. I am also very sad that this was the last time steak is my menu choice for a year.