Guinness-Marinated Flank Steak

Guinness-Marinated Flank Steak
Makes 10 servings
Originally Featured on Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Steak is expensive, and not something you can necessarily pick up at the corner mini mart. But sometimes if you are grilling for a particular occasion–St. Patty’s Day, your boyfriend’s birthday, the last day of school–special times call for special meaty measures. If you slice up the meat and stick it inside a sandwich or taco, the steak will stretch a surprisingly long way. The marinade requires very few ingredients to be purchased. Better yet, it only requires 1 pint of Guinness, which leaves you to figure out what to do with the rest.

2 cloves garlic, pushed through a press, or finely minced
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons salt
1 pint Guinness
4 pounds flank steak

In a large dish or bowl, combine the garlic, mustard, salt, and guiness. Stir to combine. Place the steak in the marinade and place, covered lightly, in the fridge for 1-2 hours (it may take this long for the guys to figure out how to use the grill). Grill to medium-rare. Slice and serve.

Originally posted on Sunday, March 6th, 2011

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