30 Healthy Grilling Sauces, Rubs & Marinades
Add major flavor to steak, chicken, fish and more. Our easy-to-make seasonings make every bite more satisfying!
Flank steak is one of the healthiest cuts of beef, but you can use our seasonings with sirloin, ribeye and more.
A sweet and tangy marinade gets into every crevice of lean flank steak. Serve over rice and top with sesame seeds!
We imagine this coffee- and cocoa-spiked rub would taste fabulous on steak and paired with eggs.
Chicago Steakhouse Rub
It doesn't get more classic than a garlic-, salt- and pepper-rubbed steak!
Garlic-Dijon Butter Sauce
This DIY compound butter is just as delicious as it is impressive!
Beer will tenderize lean meats like flank steak, so no tough chewing here!
Spice up your dinner with this herb-laden sauce. It goes great over rice or tortillas!
Salmon is the perfect blank canvas for a myriad of flavor combinations. Plus, it's super healthy and makes for great leftovers!
Pistachio-Arugula Pesto Sauce
Swap out the traditional basil and pine nuts you use for traditional pesto. We're changing it up with buttery pistachios and peppery arugula!
Make it a margarita night with this spicy, tangy marinated fish.
Chesapeake Bay Rub
A sweet and toasty rub will take your taste buds straight to the bay!
The flavors of lemon and cracked black pepper are a perfect pairing for a mild fish like salmon.
Black Olive Sauce
If you have leftover olive tapenade, this is a great way to utilize it in a completely new way.
Buttermilk's not just for fried chicken! The mild flavor and tenderizing power soaks into salmon for an extra delicate fillet.
Another lean meat alternative to chicken is pork tenderloin! Grill it whole and then slice it thin for an elegant dinner.
A spicy, citrus rub takes pork from bland to bright!
The combination of apricot jam and Dijon mustard takes sweet and savory to a whole new level.
Apple Cider Marinade
This sweet marinade just screams "fall" to us.
Bourbon BBQ Sauce
We'll take any excuse to put bourbon on our dinner!
Frying up bacon for breakfast? Don't toss those drippings! They're just what this smoky-spicy sauce needs to round out the flavors.
Double Pepper Rub
A double-dosage of pepper (black and cayenne) makes this rub extra spicy and flavorful.
Chicken doesn't have to be plain and boring. These ideas are easy enough to whip up any night of the week!
Sweet & Smoky BBQ Rub
You probably have all the ingredients for this savory rub in your pantry already!
Zesty Oregano Rub
Fresh citrus zest and herbs keep your chicken tasting light and lively.
Sweet Tea Marinade
This southern sipper keeps chicken breasts moist and delicious. Now that's sweet.
White BBQ Sauce
Traditionally tangy and rich, barbecue sauce is easily lightened up with a mayonnaise base.
Spiced Yogurt Marinade
Greek yogurt is another great tenderizing ingredient, leaving your chicken moist and succulent.
This is the perfect sauce to serve over chicken and rice.
Don't be intimidated by this cut of meat! If you're trying to save some money, substitute lamb shoulder chops.
Hot Pepper Jelly Sauce
Say goodbye to mint jelly -- we're amping up the flavor with spicy peppers!
Rosé Wine Marinade
Try not to drink the whole bottle of wine before it makes it into this sweet and fresh marinade. (Do, however, buy a bottle that you would be willing to drink!)
Greek Diner Marinade
Savor the flavors of Greece with every bite of lamb you take.
Summer in Provence Rub
An herb-crusted lamb chop makes for the ultimate dinner party show-stopper.
The name speaks for itself -- this flavor-packed rub only requires three ingredients!
Fresh Mint Sauce
Lamb and mint go hand in hand. Make extra sauce for veggies or rice!