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G's Flank Steak Marinade Recipe
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G's Flank Steak Marinade

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"This is a marinade for any type of steak, but works well for tougher cuts when left for a couple of days."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    6 hrs 35 mins


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, onion, ginger and pepper. Coat steak with marinade, cover, and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  3. Grill steak for 7 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 12, 2006

My husband and I went to heaven the night we made this! We had never had flank steak before so this was something new. Now we'll be making it all the time. I used 1 tbsp. veg. oil (didn't have any olive) and 1 tbsp. sesame oil since since the rest of the reciple had an Asian theme to it. I also added about 1/2 to 1 tbsp. hot red pepper flakes. It certainly didn't add any spice but it may have added to the flavor so I'll do that again next time. I marinated it for two days, grilled it med. to med.-rare and sliced it real thin against the grain. Superb! IMPORTANT: You must slice this cut of meat thin and against the grain otherwise it won't be tender.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 07, 2004

I don't know why this is a five star recipe. It did nothing to make my steak tender, and the flavor was mediocre. Don't waste your time on this one.

Feb 20, 2004

This is an amazing marinade. I left it for 24 hours on a tougher piece of meat....and it came out wonderful. Thank you for such a wonderful recipe.

Jan 25, 2004

Yummy! And so easy to make. I used a flank steak, scored on both sides, and marinated for about 24 hrs. Great taste and it came out surprisingly tender, for a flank steak. Next time, I will try to marinate it even longer. This marinade would work well with any cut of beef.

Jan 25, 2004

Great marinade. To keep the marinade low carbs, I used 3 packets of Splenda instead of the brown sugar. Also, I served the steak on a bed of the oriental cabbage salad featured in the South Beach Diet. It was delicious.

May 07, 2005

The recipe is 5 star because it's soooooo delicious. I marinated a 1 1/2 lb. flank steak for about 7 hours, and grilled in the oven 5 minutes on each side. It was fabulous! My 3 boys ages 8, 6 and 5 raved - now that's a miracle that all three loved it - especially the little one who never likes anything. A keeper - they asked to eat it once a week!

Sep 27, 2004

Very delicious marinade. Used it on a ribeye steak marinated for about 8 hours then grilled on the George Foreman grill.

Jan 25, 2004

I actually was going to broil an oyster cut London Broil and wanted a new marinade so I tried this. Quick and easy to make and it added a nice flavor to the beef. I would definitely use it on a flank steak which is much tougher and let it marinade overnite.


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  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 1265 mg
  • 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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