So-Simple Flank Steak

On-hand ingredients morph into a made-to-order marinade perfect for flank steak heading to the grill.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 6 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup soy sauce
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon sugar
1
clove garlic, minced
1
beef flank steak (about 1 1/4 lb)
  • 1 In 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except steak. Add steak; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight to marinate, turning bag once or twice.
  • 2 When ready to cook steak, heat gas or charcoal grill. When grill is heated, remove steak from marinade; pour marinade into measuring cup. Place steak on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally and brushing with marinade, until steak are desired doneness. Discard any remaining marinade. Let steak stand on platter 5 minutes; cut diagonally across grain into slices. If desired, garnish with cherry tomatoes and red onion slices.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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