Chipotle Lime Grilled Flank Steak
Chipotle Lime Grilled Flank Steak is marinated for hours and then grilled to perfection. The steak has so much flavor from a marinade of lime juice, cilantro, chipotle peppers, garlic, and a little honey.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Marinate 8 hours
Total Time 21 minutes
- 1/2 cup olive oil or vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/3 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
- 4 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
- 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
- 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 (2-pound) flank steak
- salt and pepper
Add first 8 ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into a large ziptop bag. Add flank steak, coating it well. Seal and refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to 24 hours.
Let flank steak sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before grilling.
Pour marinade into a small saucepan. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally so it doesn't burn on the bottom.
Season flank steak with salt and pepper. Grill for about 8 minutes per side, or until desired degree of doneness. Drizzle marinade over steak and let it rest for 10 minutes. Slice thinly against the grain.