Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 min

Yes, you CAN marinate burgers! What you'll get is a highly flavorful hunk o' meat! NEVER EVER squeeze the juice out of a burger while cooking. First of all, it's against the law in 48 states, but also it leaves your burgers dry. Can't have that now can we?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour over burgers or steaks and let sit in refrigerator for 1 hour. (Roughly the time it takes to watch that Sopranos episode you missed on HBO On Demand) You can even mix a little into the burger while forming patties.
  2. Cook over hardwood charcoal fire. Grill should be hot enough to sear outside quickly.


Most Helpful

Very good flavored burger. The taste reminded me of my favorite steak marinade. I marinated for about 1.5 hours then cooked on a preheated cast iron grill pan on medium high heat for 6 minutes on each side for well done burgers. I will make this again! Thanks for posting Sandi (From CA)

sloe cooker May 04, 2011

Be careful, used it on a propane grill and the marinade made the meat too runny they all started dripping down into the pan. Was able to save a few and put them on some aluminum foil

John C. April 04, 2015

Having never made burgers before, I stumbled upon this on a simple Google search. I will now ALWAYS be using this marinade for burgers. Reading that everyone was saying "it's too salty," I bought Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce, and Low Sodium Worcestershire Sauce. Also added a little bit of water to dilute the marinade a little. Besides that, I followed the recipe exactly and these burgers turned out so rich and juicy (I grilled them on my panini maker/faux-George Foreman Indoor Grill). Thanks for posting this! A ! Will recommend this recipe to anyone and everyone!

alexsometimeafter January 12, 2013

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