- a seasoned liquid, usually of vinegar or wine with oil, herbs, spices, etc., in which meat, fish, vegetables, etc., are steeped before cooking.
- meat, fish, vegetables, etc., steeped in it.
- to marinate.
Origin of marinade
Related Words for marinadevinegar, marinade, bathe, brine, pickle, immerse, steep, saline, blue, drink, deep, ocean, alkali, preservative, season, souse, salt, keep, cure, can
Examples from the Web for marinade
Contemporary Examples of marinade
Remove the squab breasts from the marinade and place on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook
October 15, 2013
Allows you to marinate in minutes rather than hours--the vacuum pulls open the muscle fibers to let the marinade in.The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide
December 13, 2012
Strain the marinade through a colander, reserving the liquid and reserving the bacon, vegetables, herbs, and spices separately.Fresh Picks
November 17, 2010
Sugarcane Marinade This marinade is one of my all-time heroes.8 Recipes From Norman Van Aken
January 26, 2010
This is a simple Italian-inspired marinade that works best when you let it sit overnight.5 Recipes from a New York Restaurant Juggernaut
November 17, 2009
Historical Examples of marinade
Wipe dry, marinade in oil and lemon-juice, and broil as usual.
Soak the legs for half an hour in a marinade of oil and lemon-juice, seasoned with salt and pepper.
Soak for half an hour in a marinade of olive-oil seasoned with salt and pepper.
These should be carefully washed, then drained and set aside in a marinade for an hour.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties
Janet McKenzie Hill
Steep the chicken in this marinade three hours, having dried the pieces and floured them.Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus
- a spiced liquid mixture of oil, wine, vinegar, herbs, etc, in which meat or fish is soaked before cooking
- meat or fish soaked in this liquid
- a variant of marinate
Word Origin for marinade
1704, from French marinade "spiced vinegar or brine for pickling," from mariner "to pickle" (see marinate). As a verb from 1680s. Related: Marinaded; marinading.