Chipotle-Marinated Steak

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Chipotle-Marinated SteakRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Prop stylist: Lindsey Lower

Canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce bring smoky depth wherever they go, and a marinade such as this is an excellent way to harness their flavor bomb potential. Once the flank steak has rested, thinly slice and enjoy as is, or layer into warm corn tortillas with your favorite toppings for a batch of epic steak tacos.

Serves 6 (serving size: about 3 ounces)


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2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, minced
1 tablespoon adobo sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 garlic clove, grated
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 pounds flank steak
Cooking spray
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt


Combine orange juice, lime juice, minced chipotle chile, adobo sauce, honey, grated garlic, 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and cumin in a large zip-top bag. Add flank steak to bag; seal and refrigerate 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350°. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; coat with cooking spray. Add steak; cook 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to a jelly-roll pan; bake at 350° for 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer steak to a cutting board; let stand 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices. Sprinkle steak with 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt.

Created date

December 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 332 mg
Calcium 27 mg
Sugars 0 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g