Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

simple easy marinade passed on by my aunt

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup soy sauce (For some the low sodium soy sauce may be a better option if you prefer less salt)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger


  1. mix all ingredients together cut up steak tips, put in ziploc bag and soak over night.
  2. Can be grilled or broiled.


Most Helpful

This was super easy to throw together in a crunch. I marinated steak tips for about 3 hours and it was definitely on the salty side. But the meat was flavorful and next time I'll try low-sodium soy sauce next time...also, I couldn't really taste much else besides the soy sauce so I may reduce it and play with the other ingredient amounts a bit. But overall the dish was a hit, so thanks for the easy marinade!

sunrae64 August 19, 2010

I used this on a less-than-expensive cut of beef ;o) and it still turned out very tender and flavorful. It reminded me a bit of teriyaki and I served the meat over rice. I did use a low-sodium soy sauce but didn't notice it being overly salty (although I did also only marinate for 3-4 hrs). Thanks so much for posting!

winkki October 17, 2004

I used the recipe on a London Broil poked holes in the steak and marinaded it for 4 hrs. It is the tastiest steak we ever ate. Thank you for the recipe and will be using it all the time.

foreveryung7 June 27, 2004

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