Originally Posted by marajo
I am having company for dinner Sat. and I am going to do 2 flank steaks using jpmcgrew's beer marinade(is this from the Joy of Cooking?)and ironchefs spicy lime marinade for the other two. I love marinated flank steak!
Do you think 24 hrs(marinate) is necessary since they tend not to be thick steaks?
24 hours would be ideal, but not necessary. You could get away with 12 hours or less even, but the flavor will penetrate the meat more if it is in there 24 hours or so.