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Cilantro Flank Steak

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Hands-on time 24 mins
Total time 24 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Easy side: Prepare 2 (8.5-oz.) packages ready-to-serve roasted garlic whole grain rice according to package directions. Stir in 1 (8-oz.) can sweet whole kernel corn, drained, and 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Montreal steak seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Brush steak with 1 Tbsp. oil; sprinkle with seasoning.

  2. Heat a cast-iron grill pan over medium-high heat; cook steak in pan 7 to 9 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness.

  3. Process cilantro, next 3 ingredients, and remaining 4 Tbsp. oil in a food processor until smooth. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve sauce with steak.