Blackened Grilled Flank Steak

Blackened Grilled Flank Steak Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Grilled steak is a favorite summer dish. Serve with grilled corn with lime butter and a simple salad of field greens and cherry tomatoes.


8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 160
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 24.1 g
Carbohydrate 1.4 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 287 mg
Calcium 29 mg


1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons hot paprika
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 (2-pound) flank steak, trimmed
Cooking spray


Combine first 7 ingredients; rub spice mixture over both sides of steak. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours.

Prepare grill.

Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices.


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Lia Huber,

Cooking Light

July 2007
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