If the meat was properly cared for after harvest, there is no need for marinades. Why in the hell would I want my backstrap steak to taste like Italian dressing?
Olive oil, sea salt, course ground black pepper over a hot mesquite fire. Rare to NO MORE than medium rare. Sometimes I bacon wrap, sometimes not.
"Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out" - Zachary Troy Schrah - a young man with vision far beyond his years.