Easy Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Recipe
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Easy Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

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“Friends shared this three-ingredient marinade years ago, and it’s been a favorite since. Serve this steak with salad and grilled potatoes for a quick meal.” Beverly Dietz - Surprise, Arizona
Recommended: 32 Super Steak Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. + standing
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. + standing
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup Burgundy wine or beef broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked steak with 1-1/2 tablespoons reserved marinade : 195 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 271mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk barbecue sauce, wine and lemon juice until blended. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Drain beef, discarding marinade in bag. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand 5 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain. Serve with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Flank Steak in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p50

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 226813
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"I enjoyed the flavor of these steaks very much. I think I will marinate them overnight next time."

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 82890
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"This is okay. The barbecue sauce kind of overpowers, which is good if you like barbecue! Next time we'll try a different marinade for some uniqueness.

~ Theresa"

Karli Gorsline User ID: 2124025 137610
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2010

"This is one of my family's favorite new ways to eat flank steak- delicious!!"

ktplowman User ID: 4104974 162339
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2010

"We made this last night but used a top sirlion instead (it was on sale), it was great. The sauce is a nice touch at the table but next time I will warm it up in the microwave first."

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