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Grilled Flank Steak with Cilantro Lime Butter

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 350kcal
Grilled Flank Steak is a quick and easy recipe that you can make for dinner all summer long. This flank steak recipe is so tender and flavorful, with a delicious cilantro lime steak butter to make it even better. Serve it with your favorite sides, or slice it up for fajitas!
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Ingredients

For the Cilantro Lime Butter

  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • zest from one lime
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Stir-In Chunky Garlic Paste

For the Grilled Flank Steak

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Stir-in Chunky Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs. Flank Steak

Instructions

To Make Cilantro Lime Butter

  • Take softened butter and place in a medium bowl.
    1/2 cup salted butter
  • Stir in the cilantro, lime juice, lime zest, green onion, and garlic paste. Mash with a fork or spoon to fully combine.
    1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Cilantro, 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, zest from one lime, 1 teaspoon finely chopped green onion, 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Stir-In Chunky Garlic Paste
  • Place butter over plastic wrap and form into a log. Wrap and place in fridge for 1 hour or until firm.
    cilantro lime butter wrapped in plastic wrap

For the Grilled Flank Steak

  • Brush a grill or grill pan with canola oil and heat to high heat. (You want the grill HOT)
  • In a small bowl, combine salt and pepper, garlic paste, olive oil and mustard powder. Stir to combine and form a paste. Rub both sides of steak with the paste.
    1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Stir-in Chunky Garlic Paste, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon mustard powder
    raw flank steak on a cutting board
  • Place flank steak on grill and cook for approximately 3-4 minutes per side for rare, or 6-8 minutes per side for well done. We do something in between. Please see my Meat Temperature Chart for help deciding.
    2 lbs. Flank Steak
    grilling flank steak
  • Remove from heat.
  • Cut into slices, against the grain.
    sliced flank steak on a grill pan topped with cilantro lime butter
  • Before separating, slice butter and allow to melt over the steak.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2.4mg