The secret is out: This one ingredient—our All-Purpose Marinade—will take your game in the kitchen from good to great.
Our competition BBQ cooks call it a game changer, a miracle worker, and sure-fire winner. We just called it seriously delicious. With a select few ingredients and tried-and-true results, this marinade is good to go on whatever sounds good for dinner, whether it’s chicken, seafood, pork, or beef. We even douse our meatloaf with it (recipe below).
Have you tried our All-Purpose Marinade? We’d love to hear about your favorite recipes. If not, get started with one of our favorite Marinade recipes, below. Each one puts you just a few ingredients and a tiny bit of time away from a dinner good enough to write home about.
Pork Marinade Recipe: Classic Marinated Pulled Pork
Who loves simple? We do, and we know you do too! Here’s a recipe for a classic Marinated Pulled Pork, and the ingredients list is just three items long. Once your friends and family have a taste, they will be demanding your secret recipe.
BBQ Grilled Marinated Chicken: Classic Marinated Smoked Chicken Thighs
One of our favorites (for obvious reasons). Bites of this classic marinated smoked chicken thighs are some of the best things you will put in your mouth, ever. The added bonus? The ingredients list is short and to the point: meat, seasoning, marinade, and a quick sauce for a glaze. The rest is up to you, and time.
Our Favorite Marinated Bone-In Pork Chops
Don’t let chicken and beef get all the marinated love. Cut thick and with the bone in, these Marinated Bone-In Pork chops are a show-stopper. Cook ’em up for your next gathering of friends, family, and good food, or get ’em going just for yourself. They look and taste like a big production, but they’re just a few ingredients and less than an hour away.
Marinated Beef Tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is simple and easy to make, and with our recipe for Marinated Beef Tenderloin, it’s a dish that’s just a few ingredients away. Serve it at home or for guests sliced and fanned out on a wooden cutting board or platter, and garnish with roasted vegetables for a Pinterest-worthy meal.
Marinated Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf
Our recipe for Smoked Marinated Meatloaf comes complete with a bacon-woven crust. It uses both beef and breakfast sausage to add flavor to a dish that’s already bursting with it. Serve this meatloaf when it’s comfort food you’re looking for, or at any gathering of friends and family where a flavorful rendition of a nostalgic dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Marinated Grilled Salmon
Last but not least, our recipe for Marinated Grilled Salmon is a quick and easy way to put seafood on the table—plus, it looks gorgeous whether you serve it family style, or plated for each guest. Pair it with rice pilaf, roasted potatoes, and crusty bread for a flavor-packed meal to remember—and for your friends and family to write home about.
Don’t forget to load up on Head Country BBQ sauce, seasoning, and marinade before you start your cooking adventures. You’ll need some of our Original Championship Seasoning if you’re planning on cooking any of the meals above. It might not hurt to pick up a Head Country hat or an apron, too—if you’re going to cook like a BBQ champion, why not look the part? Find us in a store near you with our store locater, or order online!