a sliced marinated rib steak on a wooden board placed on an outdoor picnic table

Coffee Balsamic Marinade


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar 
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 tbsp Smak Dab Hot Honey Jalapeño Mustard
  • 1/8 tsp chipotle powder (or chile flakes)
  • 2 tsp finely ground coffee (or 1 tbsp coffee rub)
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper 


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large jar and shake to combine. 
  2. Marinade chicken, beef, or pork for 4 hours or overnight for best results. Before cooking, remove the meat from the marinade and pat dry.