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Flank steak marinated in beer
Flank steak marinated in beer

Flank steak marinated in beer

Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking time 12 to 15 minutes
Servings 4



  • 250 ml (1 cup) beer (preferably dark)
  • 4 French shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) tamarind or lemon grass, finely chopped
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh ginger, chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) soy sauce
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) brown sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Grilled meat:

  • 600 g (1 1/3 lb) flank steak, cut into 4 equal parts
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) fresh parsley, chopped



  1. In a saucepan, mix together all the marinade ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Place the beef in a large dish and top with the marinade.
  6. Marinate for 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator.

Grilled meat:

  1. Heat the barbecue to medium-high heat, clean and lightly oil the grill.
  2. Remove the meat from the marinade.
  3. Pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Grill the meat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness.
  5. Meanwhile, simmer the marinade for 5 to 6 minutes and strain.
  6. Top the steaks lightly with sauce and sprinkle with the parsley.
  7. Pour the rest of the sauce into a sauce boat.
  8. Serve.
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