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Chipotle Lime Grilled Flank Steak

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 lbs
Author Amy Rains


  • 2 lbs flank steak
  • 1 cup oil
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup loosely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-2 tbsp Adobo sauce
  • 4 Chipotle peppers
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine the oil and rest of the ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  2. Pulse until the peppers and cilantro are smooth.
  3. Place marinade in a large ziploc bag.
  4. Add large flank steak and mix the marinade around to completely coat the steak.
  5. Marinade for at least 8 hours, but up to 24.
  6. Grill large steak for 5-10 minutes per side (5 minutes for rare meat, 10 for well done).
  7. While steak is grilling, add marinade to a small saucepan.
  8. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Cut the steak across the grain into thin diagonal slices.
  10. Serve steak with the marinade sauce.