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Korean Grilled Flank Steak

Korean Grilled Flank Steak

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Cooked to medium rare on the BBQ, this Korean Grilled Flank Steak, with an Asian marinade, will immediately become a family favorite! Terrific flavors from the Asian ingredients permeate the meat and made it absolutely irresistible.

Korean Grilled Flank Steak slices on a white dinner plate

Korean Grilled Flank Steak

Our grill gets a major work out in the summer. Burgers, chicken, chops…anything is fair game. Flank steak is a family favorite, but it must be marinated. I spied this recipe  for Korean Grilled Flank Steak in the Sunday paper when visiting my mother-in-law. Such a marvelous punch of flavor with the fresh grated ginger, soy and sriracha. You can tone down or amp up the spiciness by adjusting the hot sauce amount. Either way, it’s a perfect entree for your summer BBQ.

Overhead view of Korean Grilled Flank Steak slices and vegetables

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

Flank steak comes from the abdominal muscles of the cow and is quite lean…and therefore can be very chewy if not prepared correctly. Marinating and cutting thin slices across the grain allow for this flavorful cut to be quite tender and tasty. We all loved this entree…and nary a word about the heat from the Asian chile-laced condiment. 

Korean Grilled Flank Steak

Korean Grilled Flank Steak

A simple Asian marinade transforms a flank steak into a fabulous entree!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 bunch green onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha chili paste
  • 1 flank steak, 2 pounds
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all marinade ingredients, and mix well. Pour into a large ziploc bag and add flank steak. Seal and marinate at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Store in refrigerator.
  2. Prepare grill. Remove steak from marinade and pat dry. Sprinkle with black pepper to taste. Grill to desired doneness (medium rare preferred), about 3-4 minutes per side.
  3. Let meat rest about 10 minutes before slicing across the grain to serve.

Notes

Adapted from Amerianprofile.com. Total time does not reflect marinating time.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 112 Total Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 17mg Sodium: 2039mg Carbohydrates: 7g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 9g

 

 

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60 comments on “Korean Grilled Flank Steak”

  1. This is definitely my kind of steak! I’ve been meaning to make more korean food too!

  2. Lizzy, this is my kind of low carb food! I still need a lot of practice when cooking beef.

  3. I’m coming over , ASAP ! Cooking beef is a bit hard sometime ๐Ÿ˜›

  4. Sounds like a great dinner! The peas look good too-Happy Sunday:@)

  5. There is something about a grill that says summer. And there is such a lovely flavor profile created with the combo of soy sauce, fresh ginger, sesame oil and the splash of Sriracha. Your family does eat very well indeed…Inspires me to cook more proper meals for my husband =)

  6. Ohhhh yummy! Love, love, love your flank steak!!! Your sauce you made sounds incredible!

  7. Gosh, just look at how tender the steak are! Bon Appetit!

  8. That marinade has all of my favorite ingredients. LOVE the added flavor punch of the sriracha!
    Great recipe for summertime grilling!

  9. Adding flank steak to my shopping list. Seeing this reminded me that it’s been too long since I’ve had it. Plus I must try a marinade with sriracha in it. Must.

  10. We just got a new grill so I need lots of new steak recipes! This looks simple and amazing!

  11. Yum! We love grilling flank steaks – and I love what you used for the marinade!

  12. Flank Steak is one of my go to beef purchases. Love slicing it as a salad topping! I am happy. The husband is happy.

  13. This sounds awesome! I love the Asian flavors in your marinade. Yum!

  14. I like it when you prepare savory stuff. Flank steak definitely needs to be prepared the right way to be good, and yours looks amazing Liz. The marinade is sensational!

  15. Oh your flank steak looks perfectly cooked. You did a awesome job Liz. Ginger is so great with beef, makes it nice soft and non chew. Thanks for sharing your recipe, the flavors sound exciting!

  16. I really enjoy flank steak, especially sliced thin like this and served in tacos. I bet this would be amazing in lettuce wraps! Must try.

  17. looks delicious…just mouthwatering!

  18. Flank steak is a favorite of mine, but I definitely don’t make it often enough. Both Mexican and Asian-inspired flavors are my favorite way to marinate/flavor it – so I’m LOVING yours!

  19. Hey Liz! I see you had success! Looks great and LOVE the Asian infused flavors. . and I’m with you and the summer and grilling. . hooray! Summer is here!

  20. I love the Asian inspired flavors of this dish! My boyfriend and I have just discovered our love for sriracha so we will definitely be making this in the future.

  21. Love Sriracha and can imagine how delicious these must taste with the lovely marinade!Yummy ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Flank steaks are one of my favorites for the grill though I’ve become more of a fan of flat iron steaks which are leaner and have a bit more flavor. Try it next time. It’s basically the same looking cut of meat.

  23. Flank steak has terrific flavor! You do have to cook and slice it properly, as you point out, but it’s easy to do, and the flavor reward is awesome. This is a particularly nice looking recipe – I love what you’ve done here. Ginger and chili paste? Yes, please. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  24. I adore Asian cuisine, so your marinade sounds right up my street!

  25. Flank steak is the only steak I cook myself so I’m always looking for more recipes. I’ll be trying this one soon I hope.

  26. Yummy! Got to try this! Thanks for stopping by Granny’s.

  27. I am always on the hunt for a good flank steak recipe and this one looks so good!! Thanks for sharing!!

  28. I have always wanted to try flank steak. It looks great, and I just bought a bottle of sriracha!

  29. Wow, Liz, this is perfectly cooked and beautifully presented! What a great recipe. Perfectly combining some of my favorite flavors. This will be making it’s way to our grill soon!

  30. Our grill works overtime during the summer, too. This flank steak looks perfect.

  31. I love the flavors you incorporated into this dish…and what a colorful plate with the veggies added!

  32. Mmmmmm….flank steak is my favorite cut of me. I would probably even order it at fancy steak houses if they ever offered it ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m looking forward to trying this marinade soon, especially because I sent my husband grocery shopping with a list that included “fresh ginger.” He came home with this HUGE piece of it, because he wanted to make sure I had enough. hahahaha.

  33. I love cooking flank steak and this reminds me to pull out some of my old standby recipes. I will be placing this one right there with them. It sounds fabulous!!!

  34. I love the Asian flavor on this flank steak and the spicy from sri racha sound perfect for marinated,looks delicious ๐Ÿ™‚

  35. Such a deliciously flavoured steak my friend ๐Ÿ˜€
    Love the asian influence!

    Cheers
    CCU

  36. I really enjoy Korean food and try to include it in my monthly plans. Definitely will add this one.

  37. This looks like a perfect meal for a warm evening!

  38. Looks so good for a satisfying gilled Summer meal-thanks I’m pinning this one and I look forward to making it this coming week ๐Ÿ˜‰

  39. The marinade sounds very good. I would use it on chicken and pork also.

  40. Flank steak is a favorite of mine, and I love the flavors in your marinade!

  41. My DH would love that meal. L-)

  42. Wow does this look amazingly tasty! I am bookmarking this to try ASAP!

  43. I simply love korean grill!! It’s usually do pricey outside so being able to do it in the comfort of your own home is just wonderful! Absolutely delicious! Yummy

  44. This look really delicious Lizzy!!

  45. I love cooking on a BBQ. There’s such a summery/holiday feel to cooking outdoors. Not that we’ve used our BBQ for a while now – too much rain! I would like to try this marinated flank steak – the flavours sound very yummy and I’m not afraid of a bit of heat! xx

  46. The steak is PERFECT, Liz. Tender and juicy….irresistible!

  47. Uaaau this is amazing:) Love it!

  48. I love Asian flavors on the grill. Great recipe!

  49. Yum! I love the flavors in Korean food and this looks so simple to make. We’re always grilling flank steak and this looks like it would add a lot of flavor.

  50. This sounds like such a great marinade We have yet to experiment with Asian flavors on the grill! Now I’m getting excited!

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