Flank Steak With Lemon Shallot Marinade

Recipe by susie cooks
READY IN: 25mins


  • 3
    lbs flank steaks
  • 1 12
    cups fresh meyer lemon juice
  • 12
  • 6
    medium sized shallots, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons sesame oil


  • Pierce both sides of the flank steak all over with a fork; place meat in a 1-gallon resealable plastic bag.
  • Pour the lemon juice in a small bowl and whisk in the soy sauce. Add shallots; whisk in the sesame oil. Pour about 2/3 cup of the marinade inot a microwave-safe container and refrigerate until needed.
  • Pour remaining marinade into the bag with the flank steak and seal, pressing out any excess air. Refrigerate the steak overnight; turning once or twice to distribute the marinade evenly.
  • Remove the steak from the marinade and discard the unused marinade.
  • Grill or broil the steak until cooked to taste; about 3 to 4 minutes per side for rare.
  • Let the steak rest for 5 minutes.
  • Warm the reserved marinade in the microwave and place in a serving bowl.
  • Cut steak against the grain into very thin slices.
  • Serve with warmed marinade.