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Flank Steak Marinade Recipe - Grilled Flank Steak
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Flank Steak Marinade Recipe (for Grilled Flank Steak)

This flank steak marinade recipe is easy to whip together with only a few ingredients for perfect grilled flank steak every time. Fire up the grill!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: flank steak, hot sauce, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 272kcal


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar or use apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard or use Dijon mustard
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1.5 pound flank steak


For the Flank Steak Marinade

  • Whisk together the soy sauce, olive oil, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, honey, mustard, garlic, hot sauce and seasonings in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth.
  • Add the flank steak to a wide pan or into a large plastic baggie and pour the marinade over it. Be sure to cover the steak. Massage the marinade into the steak with your hands.
  • Marinate the flank steak for at least 1 hour, or overnight for more flavor penetration. You can marinate for 24 hours.

For Grilled Flank Steak.

  • Heat a grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grates.
  • Remove the flank steak from the marinade and discard the marinade. Grill the flank steak for 3-4 minutes, then flip and grill another 3-5 minutes, or until done to your desired doneness. See below for temperatures.
  • Remove the flank steak from the grill and set onto a plate or cutting board. Cover with aluminum foil and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain and serve.


Serving temps for flank steak are as follows:
Rare: 125 degrees F.
Medium Rare: 135 degrees F.
Medium: 145 degrees F.
Medium Well: 155 degrees F.
Well Done: 165 degrees F.
Flank steak will rise in temperature as it rests, so remove the steaks from the grill 5 degrees below your target temperature, then rest.


Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1288mg | Potassium: 518mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 419IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg