Enjoy a Healthy Pineapple Flank Steak This July 4th

June 20, 2019

The sun is staying out longer and the temperature is certainly warming up! That means it’s time to get your friends together, get out your grill and picnic table and get ready for some summertime fun. 


Look no further! Here’s a simple, healthy, 5-ingredient marinaded flank steak for your July 4th celebration from Chef Chris Cunningham:

July 4th Pineapple Flank Steak Recipe:    

You will need:

  • 1 ½ pounds Flank Steak

  • 1 large zip-top plastic freezer bag

  • 2 cups soy sauce

  • 1 cup pineapple juice

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

Marinade Directions:

  • Place steak in the large zip-top bag.

  • Mix all of the ingredients together.

  • Pour the marinade over the steak.

  • Seal the bag and chill in the refrigerator overnight.

Grilling Directions:

  • Rinse the steak

  • Grill steak, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 minutes on each side or to the desired degree of doneness.

  • Let stand 10 minutes before slicing

  • Cut the steak diagonally across the grain

We recommend accompanying with a spicy lime cabbage!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 head green cabbage

  • Juice of 5 limes

  • 1 ½ tablespoon salt

  • 1 serrano chili small dice (or Pepper of your choice)


  • Shave the Cabbage as thin as you can get it

  • Toss the rest of the ingredients in a bowl with the cabbage

  • Serve on top of the flank steak

Summertime celebrations don’t need to be filled with junk food and high carbs. We hope you enjoy this yummy pineapple flank steak while having a fun and safe July 4th!