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Marinated flank steak on the grill
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Thai Marinated Flank Steak

A fast thai marinade for flank steak on the grill.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins


  • 1.5 pound flank steak
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 inch piece of fresh Ginger
  • 1/2 lime zest and juice


  • Peel the ginger by scraping off the thin skin with the edge of a spoon.
  • Grate the ginger into a fine, almost paste consistency using a micro-grater (or zester).
  • Mix together the ginger, soy, fish sauce, honey and lime juice and zest.
  • Place the flank steak in a shallow dish and pour in the marinade, turning the steak to coat.
  • Marinate the steak at room temperature for about 45 minutes, turning the steak a few times throughout.
  • While the flank steak marinates, preheat the grill to high.
  • After 45 minutes, remove the steak from the marinade and place on the hot grill.
  • Grill the marinated flank steak for about 6 or 7 minutes per side over direct heat.
  • Remove the grilled flank steak from the grill and let rest on a platter for about 5 minutes.
  • Slice the flank steak thin against the grain for maximum juice tenderness.

What?  This delicious grilled marinated flank steak isn't enough for your dinner?  Ok, let's throw together a quick noodle bowl to keep it company.  Bonus recipe!

  • Thinly slice two larger shallots.
  • Saute' the shallots in about a tablespoon of sesame oil until translucent.
  • Add a teaspoon and a half of green curry paste and a tablespoon of minced ginger and cook for about 2 more minutes.
  • Stir in 2 cups of beef broth and about a tabelspoon of Thai fish sauce and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Serve in a bowl with the grilled flank steak (maybe some grilled red peppers) and some cooked spaghetti (or Chinese style egg noodles).  Thai-riffic!


    Serving: 4g