- to steep (food) in a marinade.
Origin of marinate
Examples from the Web for marinate
Contemporary Examples of marinate
Marinate flank steak in garlic, Italian seasoning, paprika, oil, salt and pepper.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship
July 26, 2014
Allows you to marinate in minutes rather than hours--the vacuum pulls open the muscle fibers to let the marinade in.
It has some nice features: a wet/dry setting, and a marinate setting, which I use a lot.
You marinate a cherry in cheap whiskey long enough, the stink attaches.Michael Tomasky: Mitt Tells Voters in Video to Drop Dead
September 18, 2012
Add the chicken, turn to coat, cover and marinate, refrigerated, for four hours up to overnight.Celeb Chefs’ Favorite BBQ Recipes
Jacquelynn D. Powers
July 1, 2011
Historical Examples of marinate
If fish is split for stuffing, marinate the inside of the fish too.Friendship Club Cook Book
The Friendship Club of Madison WI
Marinate them, or else dredge with salt and pepper, and dip into butter.The Century Cook Book
Marinate cold, cooked, stringless beans with French Dressing.
Mix apples and dates and marinate them with French Dressing.
Marinate, to salt or pickle, and then preserve in oil or vinegar.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened
- to soak in marinade
Word Origin for marinate
1640s, from French mariner "to pickle in (sea) brine," from Old French marin (adj.) "of the sea," from Latin marinus (see marine (adj.)). Related: Marinated; marinating.