7 go-to grilling marinade recipes for grilling season

get ready to achieve major flavor with little effort on your grill this summer! 7 delicious grilling marinade recipes to keep in your back pocket as you gear up for grilling season, including my family’s teriyaki sauce recipe, a greek-inspired yogurt marinade, moroccan chermoula, middle eastern shawarma, our house marinade, & more! if you’re planning on grilling at all this summer, be sure bookmark this blog post or pin it for later! #playswellwithbutter #marinaderecipe #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #steakmarinade #chickenmarinade #porkmarinade #vegetablemarinade

get ready to achieve major flavor with little effort on your grill this summer! 7 delicious grilling marinade recipes to keep in your back pocket as you gear up for grilling season, including my family’s teriyaki sauce recipe, a greek-inspired yogurt marinade, moroccan chermoula, middle eastern shawarma, our house marinade, & more! if you’re planning on grilling at all this summer, be sure bookmark this blog post or pin it for later! pin these 7…

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shawarma marinade

an easy shawarma marinade recipe, filled with an easy homemade shawarma seasoning (cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, turmeric!). the warmth in the middle eastern spices is offset by a little bit of lemon & honey to create absolutely addictive flavor. Use it to make easy grilled shawarma chicken or a hummus bowl! #playswellwithbutter #shawarma #shawarmamarinade #shawarmarecipe #shawarmaseasoning #shawarmachicken #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #chickenmarinade

an easy shawarma marinade recipe, filled with an easy homemade shawarma seasoning (cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, turmeric!). the warmth in the middle eastern spices is offset by a little bit of lemon & honey to create absolutely addictive flavor. Use it to make easy grilled shawarma chicken or a hummus bowl! pin this shawarma marinade recipe for later!!! an easy shawarma marinade recipe for grilled veggie, lamb or chicken shawarma! every time i make…

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brown sugar bourbon marinade

Tangy, sweet, & rich, this brown sugar bourbon marinade feels majorly fancy but couldn’t be easier to throw together! It is made with pantry ingredients (brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, garlic, mustard, & some dried spices!) & a heavy pour of bourbon - of course! #playswellwithbutter #brownsugarbourbon #bourbon #bourbonchicken #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #chickenmarinade #porkmarinade

tangy, sweet, & rich, this brown sugar bourbon marinade feels majorly fancy but couldn’t be easier to throw together! it is made with pantry ingredients (brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, garlic, mustard, & some dried spices!) & a heavy pour of bourbon, of course! the bourbon & balsamic play off each other nicely, while the brown sugar helps create an addictively caramelized crust on whatever you’re grilling. pin this brown sugar bourbon marinade recipe for later!…

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al pastor marinade

made with pineapple, orange juice, & chiles, al pastor is perfection when you’re craving sweet heat with some mexican flare. if you want to make something with MAJOR flavor without the MAJOR time commitment, this al pastor marinade is about to become your newest bff! #playswellwithbutter #alpastor #alpastorrecipe #alpastormarinade #alpastortacos #grilledalpastsor #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #chickenmarinade #porkmarinade

made with pineapple, orange juice, & chiles, al pastor is perfection when you’re craving sweet heat with some mexican flare. my al pastor marinade delivers all the flavor you expect when you bite into a piece of perfectly carmelly & crusty al pastor, using pantry ingredients i always have on hand. if you LOVE mexican food & you want to make something with MAJOR flavor without the MAJOR time commitment, this easy marinade is about…

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chermoula sauce

Similar to chimichurri, chermoula is packed with garlic & punchy fresh herbs (like cilantro, parsley, mint), but it also has a hint of warmth from spices common in North African & Middle Eastern cooking (cumin & coriander ftw!). It’s traditionally served over grilled fish...but I’m pretty sure once you have it you’ll want to put it on everythaaang. #playswellwithbutter #chermoula #chermoulasauce #morrocanfood #morrocanrecipes #marinaderecipe #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #chickenmarinade

similar to chimichurri, chermoula sauce is packed with garlic & punchy fresh herbs (like cilantro, parsley, mint), but it also has a hint of warmth from spices common in north african & middle eastern cooking (cumin & coriander ftw!). it’s traditionally served over grilled fish…but i’m pretty sure once you have it you’ll want to put it on everythaaang. pin this chermoula sauce recipe for later!!! an easy 5-minute chermoula recipe don’t even say it!…

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mom’s teriyaki sauce

My mom’s teriyaki recipe is the perfectly balanced teriyaki sauce, with just the right amount of umami from soy sauce, ginger, & garlic, & a beautiful sweetness from brown sugar, which helps create an addictively caramelized crust on whatever you’re grilling. The perfect teriyaki sauce recipe to make teriyaki chicken, teriyaki beef, or teriyaki burgers! #playswellwithbutter #marinaderecipe #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #teriyaki #teriyakisauce #teriyakimarinade #teriyakichicken #teriyakibeef

my mom’s teriyaki recipe is the perfectly balanced teriyaki sauce, with just the right amount of umami from soy sauce, ginger, & garlic, & a beautiful sweetness from brown sugar, which helps create an addictively caramelized crust on whatever you’re grilling. the perfect teriyaki sauce recipe to make teriyaki chicken, teriyaki beef, or teriyaki burgers! pin this easy teriyaki sauce recipe for later!!! my family’s easy homemade teriyaki sauce recipe my mom’s teriyaki sauce is…

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greek marinade

A Greek-inspired grilling marinade perfect for whenever you’re grilling up a recipe or meal with a little bit of Mediterranean flare. This Greek-ish grilling marinade has a Greek yogurt base, which keeps whatever you’re grilling completely tender & juicy, & tons of garlic, lemon & oregano to add tons of Mediterranean flavor to every single bite. Perfect for grilled chicken, grilled lamb, or grilled veggies! #marinaderecipe #easymarinade #greekmarinade #greekchickenmarinade #grillingrecipes

a greek-inspired grilling marinade perfect for whenever you’re grilling up a recipe or meal with a little bit of mediterranean flare. this greek marinade has a greek yogurt base, which keeps whatever you’re grilling completely tender & juicy, & tons of garlic, lemon & oregano to add tons of mediterranean flavor to every single bite. perfect for grilled chicken, grilled lamb, or grilled veggies! pin this easy greek marinade recipe for later!!! one easy marinade…

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pwwb all-purpose grilling marinade

Equal parts zesty, sweet & spicy, this all-purpose grilling marinade hits on all of the the right notes. Brown sugar lends the perfect amount of sweetness to help create an addictively caramelized crust on whatever you’re grilling, & pantry spices like chili powder & smoked paprika add just the right amount of kick. #playswellwithbutter #marinaderecipe #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #steakmarinade #chickenmarinade #porkmarinade #vegetablemarinade

equal parts zesty, sweet & spicy, this all-purpose grill marinade hits on all of the right notes. brown sugar lends the perfect amount of sweetness to help create an addictively caramelized crust on whatever you’re grilling, & pantry spices like chili powder & smoked paprika add just the right amount of kick. don’t forget to pin this easy all-purpose grill marinade recipe for later!!! one easy marinade recipe for perfect grilled chicken, steak, pork, veggies…

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creamy salsa verde

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavors (from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice), & gets tons of creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make, & even easier to eat! say hello to your new favorite game day snack! #playswellwithbutter #salsaverde #easysalsaverderecipe #creamysalsaverde #tomatillosalsa #tomatillorecipes #tomatillosauce #easyveganrecipes #vegansnack #gamedaysnacks #gamedayappetizer #gamedayfood

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavor from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice, & gets its super creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make (less than 10 ingredients in less than 30 minutes!), & even easier to snack on. say hello to your new favorite game day snack!!! this post is sponsored by Mission Avocados, whose Emeralds in the…

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salad month is here!!!

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hellllllooooo, 2019!!! i’m so freakin’ pumped to finally share with you something i’ve been planning for what feels like FOREVER at this point: january is salad month!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 if you’re anything like me, the past month has been filled with an abundance of holiday cheer…in the form of cookies, cocktails, & cheese. which, i’ll be honest, is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. (i’ve never ever met a christmas cookie i didn’t…

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