Ale Marinated Steak

August 7, 2013 10:58:47 AM PDT
Let's Dish host Chris Koetke takes a cut of meat that is normally tough, but tenderizes it by marinating it in ale!

Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 8-10 minutes

Serves: 4


1½ lbs. trimmed flank steak

5 cloves garlic, minced

¼ cup minced onion

1 jalapeno chile, minced with all seeds and ribs (less if you want it less spicy)

1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin

¾ cup good-quality nut brown ale

¾ teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons malt vinegar


1.Mix all ingredients except flank steak in a bowl. 2.Marinate steak in this mixture in the refrigerator for 24 hours. 3.Remove from marinade and pat dry. 4.Grill flank steak over high heat until medium rare (3-4 minutes per side depending on the thickness of the steak). 5.Remove from grill. Let rest for several minutes. Slice very thinly across the grain. Serve with salsa on the side.