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2 June, 2016

Spicy Flank

Comments : 2 Posted in : Flank Steak, Meat, Pre-prep on by : Nicole

This recipe is one of the oldest recipes from the marriage with my hubby.

We love this recipe!

We upped the heat from the original, about twice, and doubled the sauce to have enough for dipping the finished product.

 

Spicy Flank

From Lazy Bear Foods | Main Dishes | American

Spicy Marinade, Basting Sauce and Dipping Sauce! I’ve upped the heat and doubled the sauce

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High cal Calories 479kcal

High fat Total Fat 31g

High sat-fat Saturated Fat 9g

High chol Cholesterol 85mg

High sodium Sodium 1810mg

Low carbs Total Carbohydrate 9g

Serving size 192g Calories from fat 278kcal Fiber 1g Protein 38g Sugar 7g
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Seasoned Salt
  • 1 1/2 – 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder with Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup veg oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sherry
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 – 1 1/2 pound flank steak, scored across the grain on both sides

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except steak. Separate into 3 different containers – a smaller portion for basting (1/4 cup approx) , 1/2 the rest for dipping sauce, the rest for the marinade.
  2. In large resealable plastic food storage bag or marinator container, add the steak and the marinade portion. 
  3. Marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour (I usually do it overnight).
  4. Remove steak from marinade, discard marinade. Grill or broil steak until desired doneness, about 10-12 minutes, turning once and basting often with additional 1/4 cup marinade.
  5. Do not baste during last 5 minutes of cooking. Discard any remaining marinade.
  6. Thinly slice steak on diagonal across the grain.

 

Pre-prepping tips:

There are 2 options for this pre-prepping – one the week of, and one where you can put it in the freezer for future use. Both require the sauce to be completed first.

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Make the marinade:

  • Combine all the ingredients:
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons Seasoned Salt
    • 1 1/2 – 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder with Parsley
    • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1/4 cup veg oil
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons sherry
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

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  1. Separate marinade into 3 containers
    • 1/4 cup for basting
    • 1/2 of the rest for marinating
    • the rest for dipping the cooked meat

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  1. Prep the steak
    • I freeze my steaks right after i return from costco – it is easier to cut the steak when it is frozen or has spent time in the freezer
    • Slice the steak against the grain, just a smidge into the steak, enough the let the marinade in.
    • Do again on the other side

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Option 1- Pre-prep for the same week

In a bag or marinator container combine the steak and the marinade (this can sit for more than 24 hours and be fine)

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Option 2 – Pre-prep as a freezer meal

In a food saver bag or gallon bag place the steak and the marinade

Seal the basting sauce and dipping sauce in separate bags.

Freeze flat.

When ready – defrost steak in marinator overnight. Defrost the 2 sauces separately as well.

Day of:

Remove steak from marinade, discard marinade.

Grill or broil steak until desired doneness, about 10-12 minutes (that leaves it pink in the middle and more done on the ends), turning once and basting often.

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Side Dishes:

  • A nice spinach salad to place this on, makes summer seem magnificent! (and the extra dipping sauce is an amazing dressing – just sayin…)
  • Jicama fries
  • Mashed potatoes – or moc cauliflower mashed potatoes

 

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