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Marinated Flank Steak

An Asian-style marinade flavors this tender grilled steak from Isabel Fowler of Fairbanks, Alaska. It's an ideal summer entree, but you can enjoy it year-round...just broil it indoors instead.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Score surface of the steak, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. In a shallow dish, combine the remaining ingredients; add steak and turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate for at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Let stand for 10 minutes. To serve, thinly slice across the grain.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounce-weight: 204 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

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