Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins
This is a great marinade for a flavourful steak. Don't be afraid to try this marinade on other cuts of meat and chicken too!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons sesame oil
- 1⁄4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1⁄3 cup soy sauce
- 1⁄3 cup sherry wine vinegar
- 3 scallions, chopped
- 2 inches length fresh ginger, peeled and minced
- 3 cloves garlic
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1⁄2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
- 2 lbs flank steaks
- In a blender, blend together oils, sugar, soy, vinegar, scallions, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, pepper flakes and ¼ cup water until smooth.
- In a shallow dish, pour marinade over steak, turning to coat well.
- Let steak marinate, covered and chilled, overnight.
- Discard marinade.
- Grill steak on an oiled rack set about 4 inches over coals for 5-6 minutes on each side for medium-rare meat and transfer to a cutting board.
- Let steak stand 10 minutes and slice thin across the grain.
We really enjoyed this one Evelyn. Used a stovetop grill pan though. Liked the marinade very much. Made it for dinner for guests (6 of us)and served with a pea pulao spinach raita. I used my old rum and ginger in vinegar routine instead of the sherry wine vinegar(unavailable)Doubled the recipe and still there was none left for lunch the next day :( Was counting on it because I have done a lot of cooking this week and wanted a break. That is my fault entirely though for picking out a winner ha! ;) Fay
DELICIOUS, We love flank steak. The marinate makes this steak very tender. Made it just like the recipe said. Will be making this again and often. Thank you Evelyn for the recipe. Barb.
This is my first time making flank steak. I liked the flavor of the marinade. (Did not have all the ingredients so had to substitute a bit, no fresh ginger so used ground gigner instead, I think fresh ginger would be much better, no sherry wine vinegar, so used some regular red wine vinegar and added a bit more of sugar, no fresh lemons at home, so used some lemon juice extract instead). I would have bought the ingredients but decided to make the recipe on the spur of the moment... The smell of the marinade was wonderful. Makes me think of korean bbq. But my meat was not as tender as I would have wanted. I will definitely make it again, but maybe try with some better cut of meat. Also, I will try to make more of the marinade and reserve some to heat to make into a sauce. Thanks for a nice marinade recipe!