Recipe: Grilled Flank Steak

We asked chef and food blogger extraordinaire, Jad of New South Food Company to come up with a menu to serve guests on a moments notice!

Flank steak is a simple cut of beef you can find at any grocery store, and you can keep a couple cuts stocked in your freezer. With an easy marinade, this is a great summer entrée!

Recipe: Grilled Flank Steak
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Ingredients
  • 2 lbs flank or skirt steak
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • ½ cup scallions, sliced at an angle
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ¼ cup canola or vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine garlic through oil for marinade in ziplock bag. Add flank steak to bag and let sit flat and sealed in fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight if possible.
  2. Prepare a grill for direct heat. Remove the steak from the marinade and season both sides liberally with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the flank on the grill and cook both sides for 5-6 minutes cooking the steak to medium rare.
  4. Allow steak to rest on cutting board for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  5. Using a sharp knife cut the steak against the grain at an angle.

Grilled flank steakJad received a Ballard Designs gift certificate for this partnership. His opinions are all his own:

Find more of Jad’s delicious Southern recipes on his blog, New South Food Company, or browse more recipe ideas on How to Decorate.