Grilled Balsamic Skirt Steak

Grilled Balsamic Skirt Steak Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
For an easy al fresco meal, head outdoors and fire up your grill to prepare this budget-friendly cut of steak. The balsalmic vinegar creates the base for a fast and easy marinade.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)
Total time: 40 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 5.2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 22.3 g
Carbohydrate 3.1 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 323 mg
Calcium 16 mg


1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 pound skirt steak, trimmed and cut into 4 pieces
Cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add steak, turning to coat; seal and marinate at room temperature 25 minutes, turning once. Remove steak from bag; discard marinade.

2. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of steak with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add steak to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steak from pan; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Tent with foil; let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices.

Laraine Perri,

Cooking Light

May 2010
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