Grilled Marinated Flank Steak--marinated flank steak is grilled for just a few minutes per side before being sliced and served.PattyCakesPantry.com

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is the perfect meat for grilling quickly at a high temperature, and it’s made better by marinating it.  All you need is to mix up a few common pantry ingredients, pour them over the steak, and allow the steaks to marinate.  I usually allow flank steak to sit in the marinade overnight, but it can also be marinated for as little as two to three hours.  To have a freezer meal,  place the bag with the steak and marinade in the freezer until you’re ready to grill it.  Yes,  I said that you can put the marinated steak in the freezer to take out when you’re ready to grill.  Actually, if you’re going to freeze it, you should take it out the night before you’re going to use it.  This allows all of the marinade to fully penetrate the meat as it thaws.    However you choose to marinate your steak, this recipe is delicious, and it is always a crowd pleaser.  It tastes great when sliced across the grain and served alongside some grilled potatoes or vegetables.

The whole process, from start to finish, is very easy.  First mix up your marinade, and pour it over the flank steak.  I usually do this in a zip top bag.  Flank Steak in Ziplock Bag with Marinade PattyCakesPantry.comThis is placed in the refrigerator overnight or stored in the freezer until you’re ready to thaw it for grilling.   This is particularly convenient when Flank  Steak is on sale and you pick up several.  You can marinate them ahead of time to have on hand for impromptu summer get-togethers.

Throw the steak on the grill and allow it to cook for about 8 to 10 minutes per side.  Marinated flank steak on the grill--quick and delicious make-ahead summer meal ( PattyCakesPantry.com )Once the meat is cooked, remove it from the grill.  Grilled Marinated Flank Steak PattyCakesPantry.com

Just before serving, carefully slice the steak across the grain.  Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, delicious and quick on the grill (PattyCakesPantry.com)This is delicious when served with grilled potatoes, grilled corn and a side of beans.Grilled Marinated Flank Steak--marinated flank steak is grilled for just a few minutes per side before being sliced and served.PattyCakesPantry.comWe have also served the sliced steak on top of a hearty salad.

Here are the official instructions.

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Grilled Marinated Flank Steak
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Recipe type: Grilling
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Serves: 4
 
Flank steak is perfect for marinating and grilling. This marinade, made from common pantry items, is delicious and makes for the perfect grilled steak. Total hands-on time is 20 minutes or less.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about one clove)
  • 1½ pound flank steak (You can use up to a 2 or 3 pound flank steak with this recipe if you are feeding a larger crowd.)
Instructions
  1. Mix together all marinade ingredients. (Everything above except for the steak).
  2. Pour into a shallow container large enough to hold the steak or into a zip top bag.
  3. This can then be refrigerated overnight or placed in the freezer until you're ready to grill it. If you choose to freeze the steak, allow it to thaw overnight in your refrigerator.
  4. Grill for 8 to 10 minutes per side. A thinner flank steak may require less time.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 587
% Daily Value
Total Fat 41.4g
64%
Saturated Fat 11.2g
56%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 94mg
31%
Sodium 1022mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates 2.2g
1%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g
0%
Sugars 0.9g
Protein 48.4g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 20%

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