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Sliced flat iron steak on a plate with fresh herbs

Garlic Lime Grilled Flat Iron Steak

A simple and delicious citrus marinade for tender and juicy flat iron steak
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 265kcal
Author Amee


  • 2 lbs flat iron steak
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 scallions finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • Whisk all ingredients together and pour into a large zip top bag. Add flat iron steak and press out all of the extra air. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat (350 degrees F) and grill to desired doneness, turning once. Medium-rare temperature is 145 degrees F and 160 degrees for medium. Rest for 5 minutes and thinly slice to serve.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 3mg