Chipotle-Marinated Beef Flank Steak

Give Flank Steak time to marinate in a mixture of lime juice, chipotle peppers and garlic before grilling. You won't regret it!

Chipotle-Marinated Beef Flank Steak


  • 1 beef Flank Steak (about 1-1/2 to 2 pounds) - One and three-fourths pounds beef Top Round Steak, cut 1 inch thick, may be substituted for Flank Steak. For charcoal, grill, covered, 12 to 14 minutes (for gas, grill, covered, 16 to 19 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. To broil Top Round Steak, place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 17 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness; do not overcook, turning once.
  • Salt
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce (from chilies)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime peel

30 Minutes

6 Servings

193kcal Calories

32g Protein


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl; mix well. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
  2. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 16 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 16 to 21 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Carve steak across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired.


Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
6 193kcal 6g 83mg 2g 32g

* The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 2g Saturated Fat; 2g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; 0.2g Fiber; 9.2mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 1.7mcg Vitamin B12; 2.7mg Iron; 36.2mcg Selenium; Zinc; 120.8mg Choline;

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