Sliced grilled flank steak on a cutting board

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

A simple marinade for juicy and flavorful grilled flank steak.

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 4 hoursCook: 10 minutesTotal: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 3 servings 1x


  • 1.5 lb flank steak
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos (can use soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Tenderize the flank steak by pounding with a meat tenderizer
  2. Smash garlic cloves with the back of a knife
  3. Add garlic cloves to a bowl with the olive oil, coconut aminos, cumin, salt and pepper and mix marinade thoroughly
  4. Add flank steak to the bowl with the marinated and toss to coat the steak
  5. Cover the bowl and place in the fridge to marinate for at least 4 hours
  6. Remove the steak from the fridge 30 minutes prior to cooking to bring the steak to room temperature
  7. Heat the grill to high heat
  8. Allow the crushed garlic cloves and excess marinade to drip off the steak prior to grilling to avoid flames in the grill
  9. Add the steak to the hot grill
  10. Cook over direct heat for 2-3 minutes each side
  11. Move the steak to very low heat and cook until the internal temperature reaches 130F for medium-rare
  12. Allow the steak to rest on a plate or cutting board for 10 minutes
  13. Slice into slices against the grain
  14. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days
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