- 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
Examples from the Web for 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
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 and History 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.