Who says you can’t enjoy a taste of Key West from Colorado. This recipe for grilled Key West flank steak makes a great meal any night of the week and can be thrown on the grill and over a bed of salad or served with your favorite side. 

Grilled Key West Flank Steak 


1 chopped red onion 

1/4 cup key lime juice 

6 halved key limes 

1 cup of freshly minced cilantro 

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 

1 pound of beef flank steak 

1 teaspoon salt 

1 teaspoon pepper 


In a small bowl add your lime juice, onion, cilantro and olive oil making sure ingredients are well mixed. Halve your limes and place in a shallow dish, place the flank steak on top of the limes and pour the marinade over the top of your steak. Cover and allow to marinate overnight or for at least 4 hours in the fridge. 

Set your grill to medium heat and grill uncovered steak approximately 6-8 minutes per side. Remove steak from grill and allow to sit for approximately 10 minutes. Slice and serve on top of a salad or with your favorite side.