Guest Post by Allison Stevens: Marinated Flank Steak

Posted On: August 1, 2014

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This flank steak recipe is so simple and can easily be made in advance. It’s one of my go-to recipes for dinner parties.

Marinated Flank Steak

Serves 4 

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1-2 large handfuls cilantro
  • 2-3 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp tamari
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1-1.5 pounds grass-fed flank steak


Prep Ahead

1. Combine all ingredients except for the flank steak in a blender.

2.  Blend until combined.

3.  Pour over flank steak and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 6 hours up to 2 days.

Day of

1.  Preheat oven to 400°F.

2.  Remove steak from marinade and grill for 4-6 minutes per side for medium rare.

flank sear

OR heat large sauté pan to medium-high, sear 3 minutes on each side, transfer to pre-heated 400°F oven for ~8 min for medium rare.

3.  Allow steak to rest 5-10 min before cutting.  Cut meat very thin against the grain.








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Allison thoughtfully crafts each plan using her own well-tested recipes. Each meal plan allows you, the home cook, to spend only 2-3 hours preparing a week’s worth of crave-worthy, healthy meals using seasonal, whole foods (nothing processed!).

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Allison is also the founder of Prep Dish: Personal Chefs where she cooks delicious healthy meals for Austin-based busy families, couples and celebrity clients.



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