Asian Flank Steak
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
I love how easy it is to whip together a homemade marinade. And I love how flank steak takes in and holds the marinade flavor. And I love that when you freeze the meat in the marinade, it marinates as it thaws before cooking. And that’s what makes this a winner – the extra long marinade time makes for a delicious piece of steak!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) flank steak
  • 1/2 - cup(s) canola oil
  • 1/4 - cup(s) soy sauce
  • 1/4 - cup(s) rice wine vinegar
  • 2 - Tbsp honey
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp ground ginger
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - sesame seeds**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the canola oil, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, minced onion, minced garlic, ground ginger and a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Place the flank steak in baking dish and pour the marinade over the top. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge overnight, ideally.
  3. Cook the rice, as directed.
  4. Heat a large skillet or grill pan on the stovetop, then sear both sides of the flank steak for 30 seconds each side. Pour a little of the marinade on top, then flip and pour a little more over the other side. Sear-saute for 1 to 2 more minutes per side, until cooked to your liking.
  5. Let rest for a few minutes, then slice against the grain and garnish with sesame seeds.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Asian Flank Steak with rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together 1 cup canola oil, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar, 4 Tbsp honey, 4 Tbsp minced onion, 2 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp ground ginger and a few pinches of salt and pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb. flank steak
  • Half of the prepared marinade

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet or grill pan and searing as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Use gluten-free soy sauce for gluten-free meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Asian Flank Steak

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook in skillet or on grill pan. Sear both sides, pour some marinade over the steak, then cook to your liking.
Serve with rice and salad.