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Tequila Lime Flat Iron Steak

Course Beef
Cuisine The World
Keyword beef, lime, tequila
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 613 kcal


  • 1 cup tequila 1 cup tequila
  • 0.54 cup lime 1/3 to 1/4 cup juice of lime
  • 5 tbsps honey 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tsp sugar 1 teaspoon orange calendula sugar
  • 2 lbs flank steak 2 pound cut in half and fork poked flank steak
  • 3 garlic 3 peeled garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsps cilantro 2 tablespoons cleaned, stemmed and chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsps sugar 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tbsps unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. In a wide glass pan mix the following ingredients: Tequila, lime juice, honey, orange calendula sugar, Mural of Flavor, garlic cloves and 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Blend well.

  2. Salt and pepper the meat and add to the marinate. Place in the refrigerator for a couple of hours, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove the meat from the glass pan and place the tequila- lime mixture in a small heavy bottom pan.

  4. Add the remaining cilantro, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until reduced by third.

  5. Add the butter to the reduced marinate and swirl over medium heat.

  6. Prepare the grill, or heat a grill pan to high heat. Seat the meat and cook until desired doneness is reached.

  7. Serve sauce over the sliced meat.

Nutrition Facts
Tequila Lime Flat Iron Steak
Amount Per Serving
Calories 613 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 151mg50%
Sodium 123mg5%
Potassium 809mg23%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.