Grill Like a Pro: Tender and Juicy Grilled Flank Steak

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Quick and Easy: Only 10 minutes of prep and 10 minutes of grilling.
  • Versatile: Serve it with rice, tacos, salads, or as a sandwich.
  • Great for Grilling:

    Cooks quickly, but still achieves a perfect medium-rare center.
  • Flavorful Marinade: Sweet, savory, and infused with ginger, garlic, and spices.


  • 1.5 pounds flank steak
  • Flank steak marinade (see recipe below)


Prep the Steak:

  1. Pat the steak dry and score it with a knife to help the marinade penetrate.
  2. Place the steak in a zip-top bag.


  1. Pour the marinade over the steak and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.


  1. Remove the steak from the marinade and let it come to room temperature.
  2. Grill the steak over medium-high heat until it reaches 130°F on a meat thermometer.
  3. Rest and Serve: Cover the steak and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing it thinly across the grain.

Flank Steak Marinade

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Don’t over-marinate the steak.
  • Bring the steak to room temperature before grilling.
  • Use an instant-read thermometer to ensure tenderness.

  • Let the steak rest before slicing to retain juices.
  • Cut across the grain to tenderize the meat.


Hi! I’m Debbi!

I am no chef, I am just a mom who loves to eat good food. I enjoy making healthy, low calorie meals without compromising taste. It’s not all healthy here but I do try!


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