Following a Steak Marinade Recipe is the best way to ensure steaks are tender and delicious. Plus, it gives them a robust flavor. A good marinade is simple to make. Start out with a medium size bowl and pour in one third cup of soy sauce and add a half cup of olive oil, one third cup of lemon juice or vinegar and one fourth cup of Worcestershire sauce. Whisk in one half tablespoon of garlic powder, 3 tablespoons of dried basil, one teaspoon of ground black pepper and three tablespoons of dried basil. Adding one teaspoon of Dijon mustard and one teaspoon of honey to the mixture is recommended. Both enhance the flavor. Pour the mixture over steaks and let it marinate for thirty minutes to an hour in refrigerator. This is very easy to make and is the perfect marinade for grilling steaks.