Spicy Marinated Grilled Steak

marinated skirt steak
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
603 Calories
35g Fat
13g Carbs
57g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a delicious steak with spicy Cajun-seasoned marinade. Grill this steak and serve with your favorite summer salads for a perfect outdoor meal.

Use a sirloin steak or flank steak in this recipe, and plan to let the steak marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.


  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds sirloin or flank steak
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Put the steak in a food storage bag or plastic container.

  2. Combine the oil, water, lime juice, Cajun seasoning, garlic, salt, and peppers.

  3. Pour the mixture over the steak and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  4. Grill over direct heat until done as desired, about 5 minutes on each side for medium-rare.