Guinness Marinade

Guinness Marinade

This is a classic marinade, full of flavor and contains really good beer. You don't have to use Guinness, but make sure to use a good stout for this recipe.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Finely chop garlic, shallot, and onion and place in a small bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Add chopped fresh parsley and tarragon, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, Guinness beer, soy sauce, and seasonings, then mix well to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes so flavors can blend together.
  4. Step 4

    Marinate beef, lamb, and pork for 4 to 24 hours. Chicken and poultry for 2 to 8 hours, and vegetables and meat substitutes for 1 hour.
  5. Step 5

    Once you have finished marinating, place the unused marinade in a small saucepan and reduce it for 1 or 2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  6. Step 6

    Add more beer to the marinade at this stage if desired.
  7. Step 7

    This can be served as a sauce or cooled completely and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for future use. The mixture will stay good for up 5 days.