Grilled Garlic Citrus Flank Steak

Grilled Garlic Citrus Flank Steak

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 231.4
  • Total Fat: 13.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.8 mg
  • Sodium: 181.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 23.5 g

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There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts and healthful cooking methods.

There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts and healthful cooking methods.

Number of Servings: 6



Serve this flank steak with Chef Meg's Garlic-Citrus Parsley Sauce, plus a green salad and some whole-grain bread warmed on the grill. The heat of the meat warms this fragrant and herb-infused sauce. Use the bread to sop up every last drop of juice.

Flank steak is a lean, affordable and flavorful cut of beef, but it's often tough. We marinated our flank steak and cut it against the grain to keep it as tender as it is tasty!

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Pour all the marinade ingredients into a large plastic bag, then add the steak. Squeeze out any air, seal the bag, and place in a shallow dish to contain any leaks.

Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight.

Preheat an outdoor grill or grill pan to medium heat.

Remove the steak from the marinade and discard the marinade.

Grill, turning once, until the desired temperature is reached. For this large cut of meat, I recommend cooking to medium rare (135 degrees) and allowing the meat to rest for 5 minutes once taken off the grill to allow the juices to redistribute.

Off the grill, the meat will continue to cook slightly, raising the temperature to medium (140 degrees).

To serve, thinly slice against the grain.

Serving size is 3 ounces of cooked beef; makes six servings.

NOTE: The nutrition info is calculated for half the marinade as the other half is discarded.

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was very good. The only change I made was that I added the zest of the citrus fruit (no reason to waste it!), and marinaded for 4 hours. Very moist, flavorful, and tasty. Thanks! - 8/30/10

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  • 12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    This is really good! For even more flavor, I marinate the flank steak before I freeze it (if you're freezing), then let it thaw in the marinade. Yummy! - 1/18/12

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  • Bad
    10 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Haven't tried this yet, but will. For those who have never prepared a flank steak, the picture shown is not what it looks like. It's typically a long, flat piece of beef. It is very good and well worth a try, just don't expect the fat juicy steak shown above. - 1/18/13

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Picture does not look like flank steak. Since flank is so expencive and never goes sale, I made this recipe uning sirloin. Was delish. - 7/19/12

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  • Good
    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This was decent. Some bites had a bit of a sour taste to me. I'll admit I overcooked so it may have been better if I didn't do that. - 2/1/10

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