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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.0
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.7 mg
  • Sodium: 224.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 23.5 g

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Marinated Flank Steak


Marinated Flank Steak

Introduction

Flank steak is lean, affordable and flavorful, but it's often tough. Marinade it and cut against the grain to keep it as tender as it is tasty! Flank steak is lean, affordable and flavorful, but it's often tough. Marinade it and cut against the grain to keep it as tender as it is tasty!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/2 cup salsa
    1 clove of garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 lime
    1 flank steak (about 1 lb)


Directions

1. Put the salsa, garlic, olive oil, and the juice of the lime in a zip top plastic bag. Shake around to mix ingredients.

2. Add the flank steak to the bag. Seal the bag while pressing out as much air as possible. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.



3. When ready to cook, remove the steak from the bag, discarding marinade.



4. Grill or broil the flank steak to medium or medium rare. Don't overcook - flank steak can get very tough and unappetizing if overcooked.



5. Let it rest for 10 minutes, and slice the meat against the grain into thin slices.



Serves 4.






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  • Very Good
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I added Red,Green,Yellow Pepper/Onion blended veggies and put it all in the slow cooker, then shredded the flank steak. Will definitely make again. - 8/24/08

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  • Very Good
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I would make this again, I made it in the slow cooker and it turned out very tender - 10/13/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Very good! Instead of marinating, I put all the ingredients in the slow cooker, and added green peppers and onions. I then threw in baby carrots after the first couple of hours. YUM!!! Very tender and ended up with a yummy "sauce" to serve over the meat! - 7/31/10

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  • Very Good
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Super easy to orep and make. I wasn't sure how long it would take to broil - took about 10 min per side of the steak. Make sure it's pretty rare when you take it out becuase it'll cook a little bit more when it sits for 10 min (covered with foil on top of the stove, still on broiler pan) - 2/24/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I also made this in the crock pot. I omitted the oil and added a fresh diced onion, a red and orange pepper and an extra cup of salsa. Cooked on low for about 5hrs. I cut the meat it into thick strips for the last hour of cooking. Delicious! - 2/17/09

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like a great variation of marinaded flank steak. I make an oriental version that we love. The really nice thing, put the marinade together, zip it up in an airtight bag and then freeze. The marinade works even longer on the meat as it thaws and makes for extremely tender meat. - 6/13/13

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I was a little nervous using a marinade with salsa as one of the ingredients, but this meal was delicious! My whole family loved it! - 10/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was so delicious!!!!! I also added some veggies that I had on hand. I thinly sliced some carrots, peppers, and zuchinni. - 6/13/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So, so, so good!!! This is the best steak marinade I have ever had. I followed the recipe exactly and broiled the steaks. The flavor of the lime and beef went so well together. Will absolutely make again. - 6/13/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I put mine over diced zucchini and brown rice that I had squeezed a lime over it for a tang of extra flavor. - 6/13/13

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used sirloin steak... much more tender. - 6/13/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    made the marinated flank steak this evening..... very tender! Very Good - thank you for sharing. I will definitely make it again. - 11/11/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummy made it with grass fed beef - 1/23/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    delicious! served with baked sweet potato and a tomato/onion/dill salad - 7/1/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I cooked all day in slow cooker and it was very good! - 2/28/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good I used salsa verde and it was just fine even though I pan fried it. I just had a craving for a steak. It hit the spot. - 2/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just remember to cut it at an angle against the grain ... it will make the fibers shorter and therefor more tender! - 8/18/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    All the suggestions of putting it in the crock pot sound good-gets around the toughness. - 7/17/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    the best part is IF you know how to do a good "mojito". Otherwise will taste bland. - 6/13/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just so happens I'm purchasing a slow cooker today. Recipe sounds great broiled/grilled or with slow cooker. I will try the slow cooker version first. Thanks for recipe and comments suggestions. - 6/13/13

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  • I grilled it. Nice and tender. I'm going to try the slower cooker to-day. - 9/3/12

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  • O.K.
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Just ok. - 11/2/11

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  • Easy and delicious! For those who felt it didn't have enough flavor, you might want to try using a different salsa. I tossed the leftovers with some more garlic, a bag of frozen stir-fry veggies, leftover brown rice, and a bit of Hoisin sauce for a quick & easy dinner the next night. Yummy! - 8/19/11

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  • Very Good!! - 4/14/11

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  • Yummy, easy to make, delicious to eat. - 7/17/10

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