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Grilled Flank Steak

August 19, 2017 (Last Updated: October 5, 2020)

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Marinated and Grilled Flank Steak, This tender steak is marinated in fresh lime juice, ginger, garlic and soy sauce and then grilled to perfection. 

Slice flank steak on a blue and white plate.

I’m not usually the one in our house that takes charge of the barbecue. Rod is an expert in barbecuing, smoking meats, making sausage and just about any kind of fish. 

Sometimes I have to step up to the plate or grill and take charge. I made this marinated grilled flank steak all by myself! I know!!! I did it all by myself!

This is no big feat for Rod, but I was quite proud of myself for mastering this grilled steak! If I can do it, so can you! No problem at all.

How do I make the marinade?

The marinade is simple – just fresh lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, and fresh ginger.

How do I grill flank steak?

  • Preheat grill to high for at least 5 minutes.
  • When grill is hot, add flank steak.
  • Turn heat down to medium high.
  • Close lid on grill.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Flip meat and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.


A plate with sliced steak topped with green parsley.

I actually made this grilled steak two weekends in a row. It was that good! Plus, I had to make certain it wasn’t just a fluke. And just so you know, it really did turn out great both times!

This flank steak is perfect served with Roasted Zucchini, Santa Maria Beans and a Caesar Salad.

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Flank steak sliced in thin strips and served on a white plate.

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Marinated and Grilled Flank Steak

Grilled Flank Steak

Marinated and Grilled Flank Steak
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 249 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 lime (juiced)


  • Add all marinade ingredients together in a large bowl or a zip top bag.
  • Add flank steak. Let marinade for 30 - 120 minutes. Keep steak in fridge while marinading. 
  • Preheat grill to high for at least 5 minutes. When grill is hot, add flank steak. Turn heat down to medium high. Close lid on grill. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Flip meat and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover steak with foil for 8-10 minutes. Slice steak in thin strips across the grain and serve. 



  • Weight of flank steak will vary. 
  • Grilling directions are for a medium - medium rare steak. 
  • Cooking time may vary depending on your grill.  


Calories: 249kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 38gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 900mgPotassium: 627mgVitamin C: 5.4mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 3.1mg
Keyword BBQ flank steak, flank steak, flank steak recipe, Grilled flank steak recipe, marinated steak recipe
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  • Reply
    Miriam -
    August 24, 2017 at 2:19 am

    My husband is usually in charge of the grill as well but I would definitely give your flank steak a try – looks delicious! Have a great weekend, Kathy!

    • Reply
      August 24, 2017 at 6:22 pm

      Thanks, Miriam!

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    Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen
    August 22, 2017 at 3:33 am

    This looks delicious, Kathy. You made it look so easy. And loved the video. 🙂

    • Reply
      August 22, 2017 at 5:05 am

      Thanks, Anu!

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    Mary Ann | The Beach House Kitchen
    August 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Bet it was delicious Kathy! Love that the marinade is only 4 ingredients! I’ll be trying this for sure!

    • Reply
      August 22, 2017 at 5:08 am

      It was delicious! The marinade adds just the right amount of flavor!

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    [email protected]
    August 21, 2017 at 5:41 am

    YES! You’ve given me the courage I need to step up to the plate and give Dom a time out! This steak looks perfect and I love the marinade!! Pinned!

    • Reply
      August 22, 2017 at 5:13 am

      You can do it, Annie! 🙂

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    David @ Spiced
    August 21, 2017 at 5:14 am

    You know I am a huge fan of steak, and this flank steak looks like it’s grilled perfectly, Kathy! Kudos to you! Actually Rod had better watch out…you might just take over his grillin’ duties if you keep it up. 🙂 And I love the little bit of ginger you’ve got in that marinade. Sounds delicious, and now I want steak for dinner tonight. Haha!

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    Dawn - Girl Heart Food
    August 21, 2017 at 5:05 am

    5 stars
    My hubby is usually the grill master in our home too. But, it looks like you did quite the job with this flank steak! I don’t think I’ve ever cooked it! Looks so tasty (and easy). I can see why you made two nights in a row 🙂

    • Reply
      August 22, 2017 at 5:22 am

      There is something wonderful about Rod doing the cooking….maybe I need to keep my new grilling talents all to myself!

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    Fran @ G'day Souffle'
    August 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    Wow, only 4 ingredients for the marinade- looks so easy and I bet it tastes so good, too!

    • Reply
      August 20, 2017 at 5:27 am

      Yep, just 4 ingredients. Those 4 add a ton of flavor!

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