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Asian Flank Steak with Honey and Soy Sauce

Juicy and soft Asian style marinated steak recipe. You should add this delicious grilled steak with honey and soy sauce to your dinner menu.

April 11, 2020
Steak with Honey and Soy SaucePhoto By Petite Gourmets
Difficulty Medium
Servings 4 people
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 35 mins

Steak with Honey and Soy Sauce Recipe Video



  1. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, soy sauce, honey, ginger and garlic.
  2. Put the flank steak in a bowl and dip it in the sauce.
  3. Put meat in an airtight cooking bag or refrigerator bag. Refrigerate and marinate for at least 2 hours, overnight if you have time.
  4. After taking the steak out of the refrigerator, season it with salt and pepper.
  5. Put a large grill pan on the stove. Add some oil to the grill. When the oil is warm, put the meat in the pan.
  6. Cook both sides of the steak for about 5 minutes. (Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the meat.)
  7. After removing the steak from the pan, let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
  8. When serving, cut it into thinly slices. Finally, after adding the parsley leaves or green onions on it, your dish is ready.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Steak with Honey and Soy Sauce
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 114 mg38%
Sodium 328 mg14.3%
Potassium 663 mg14.1%
Protein 40.3 g80.6%
Total Fat 16.2 g20.8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Try to use fresh meat.
  • You can also use canola oil or sesame oil instead of olive oil.
  • You can also use beef fillet, or tenderloin instead of flank steak.
  • If you want, you can add dry mustard and lime juice to the marinade sauce.
  • You can also cook vegetables such as peppers, broccoli and carrots with the meat using the broth.
  • Make sure the oil is hot before putting the meat in the pan. To test whether the oil is hot, put a small piece of meat in the oil. If the oil is sizzling, you can start cooking the meat.
  • To prevent the steak from sticking to the grill, cook both sides evenly and turn the meat as little as possible.
  • Do not cut it to see if the steak is cooked or not. This can cause the meat to dry out. You can check the temperature of the meat with the help of a thermometer.
  • Let the meat rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Then cut and serve. In this way, you can protect the juices of the meat and prevent it from drying.
  • You can also choose Worcestershire sauce to add flavor to the steak.
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Soy sauce is very popular in Asian cuisine and it goes well with red meat. There is one thing to consider when making meat dishes, and that is the quality of your meat. If you want to achieve a successful result from the recipe you will apply, you should first buy fresh and quality meat from a trusted butcher. Only in this way can you get a desired result from the recipe you have. We recommend that you pay attention to these points before applying the recipe we will present below. Here is a meat dish colored with honey and soy: Steak with Honey and Soy Sauce. Bon Appetit!

What is Flank Steak?

Flank steak is beef. It is called flesh located in the lower part of the abdomen and chest. It is often preferred for grilled dishes. It's lean and slightly hard meat. It is recommended to cook medium or well. By controlling the temperature of the meat with the help of a thermometer, you can grill it at any rate.

How To Make Asian Flank Steak Marinade?

You can marinate the steak in soy sauce, honey, olive oil, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. In Chinese cuisine, honey and soy are the two most commonly used ingredients in marinating meat.

Marinated with Honey and Soy Sauce: The natural suckers in honey help soften the meat. Honey soy flank steak is very tasty when grilled. While preparing the Honey Soy Steak Recipe, pour the mixture of soy sauce, honey and garlic over the steak pieces. Put it in a refrigerator bag. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. If you have time, leaving it overnight gives better results.

How Long Do You Marinate Steak? If the steak is marinated for a long time, the meal will be much better. The steak should be rested for at least 6 hours, if possible, it should be marinated for 24 hours to increase the consistency and flavor of the steak. If you do not have time, we recommend that you leave the steak to marinate for 2 hours.

After marinating the steak, add oil to the pan. Put it in the pan. Bake for about 5 minutes per side. Depending on the thickness of the meat, there may be differences in cooking time. Check the temperature of the meat with the help of a thermometer. The temperature of the steak should be 60°C (135°F) if you want it rare, 65°C (145°F) if you want it medium rare, or 70°C (160°F) if you want it well done. Wait for 5 minute before slicing the steak.

How To Make Asian Flank Steak In The Oven?

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees to cook the Steak with Honey and Soy Sauce in the oven. Soft and juicy steaks require hot and fast cooking over high heat. Cook both sides of the marinated steak for 5-6 minutes. You can cook the meat by wrapping it in aluminum foil. In this way, it will be cooked better. Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the steak. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.

How to Make Grilled Flank Steak Without Soy Sauce?

If you are allergic to soy sauce, you can prepare the recipe without soy sauce. You can use oil and balsamic vinegar. In addition, coconut aminos can be used as a substitute for soy sauce. But, you will maybe not get the same flavor with grilled flank steak with soy sauce.

What To Serve With Asian Flank Steak?

Delicious recipes that you can serve with steak marinated in honey and soy sauce:

Vegetable Soup

Rice Pilaf

Sea Cowpea

Veggie Noodle

How to Store Flank Steak?

You can keep it in the fridge. Place the meat in an airtight container or plastic bag and store for up to 2-3 days.

If you want to store it in the freezer, let it cool down to room temperature before putting it in the freezer. Again, store it in an airtight container. In this way, you can keep it for 1-2 months.

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