Balsamic Hanger Steak

Balsamic Hanger Steak

Known as one of the most tender cuts besides the tenderloin, this Balsamic Hanger Steak is worthy of a fancy dinner night in.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb hanger steak, trimmed and central membrane removed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large plastic bag or container, combine the steak, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine, garlic cloves, and salt and pepper. Marinade 4 hours, turning the bag every hour while marinading.
  • Once the meat has marinated, heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat and swirl 1 Tbsp olive oil in the pan. Remove steaks from marinade and discard marinade. Cook steaks until desired doneness, about 3-4 minutes per side. Serve.


Hanger Steak is best served at medium-rare.
You can use this application on a variety of different steaks as well.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this with a simple salad.
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