How to Marinate Beef With Coke

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How to Marinate Beef With Coke
Add a glass of Coke to your favourite marinade recipe. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

The carbonated beverage Coke contains a distinct flavour. While the beverage is refreshing, the soda also has allowed people to create a wide range of recipes. Coke combined with other common ingredients can create a flavourful marinade to tenderise beef cuts. Coke marinade recipes vary according to personal tastes. Marinate any cut of beef with Coke to infuse it with a contemporary flavour to create a delicious entrée.

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Things you need

  • 3175gr. can Coke
  • 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • Plastic storage bag
  • Salt
  • Pepper

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  1. 1

    Combine the Coke, vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce and lime juice into a plastic storage bag large enough to hold the beef cut.

  2. 2

    Add a pinch of salt and pepper to the marinade to suit your tastes.

  3. 3

    Add the cut of beef to the marinade. Seal the plastic storage bag shut tightly.

  4. 4

    Rotate the bag to cover the beef with the marinade. Place the beef cut in the refrigerator for 12 hours.

  5. 5

    Turn the beef cut over after four to six hours.

  6. 6

    Remove the beef cut from the marinade. Drain the excess marinade from the beef.

Tips and warnings

  • Baste the beef with the marinade by bringing the liquid to a boil on the hob for five minutes. Boiling the marinade will kill any harmful bacteria.
  • Always wash your hands after you handle the raw beef to prevent the risk of a food borne illness.

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