There was a similar marinade recipe in an ad in the May '05 CL that included 2tbs Montreal Steak Seasoning -- so being cautious I added just 1tbs to this recipe. This was really great, though I'm sure it pushed the sodium count way over the limit. Liked the orange-olive relish and the recommended simple black beans. A little reminder of the Caribbean on a very yucky winter evening.
Flank Steak with Chunky Mojo Relish
Mojo is a garlicky, citrusy Caribbean sauce. Garnish the steak with lime wedges and mint and serve with a side of black beans.
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- Calories: 188
- Calories from fat: 30%
- Fat: 6.2g
- Saturated fat: 2.4g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
- Protein: 24.6g
- Carbohydrate: 7.8g
- Fiber: 1.4g
- Cholesterol: 37mg
- Iron: 2mg
- Sodium: 431mg
- Calcium: 49mg
- 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak, trimmed
- 2 cups diced, peeled orange (about 2 oranges)
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
- 6 pimiento-stuffed olives, minced
- Cooking spray
- Combine orange juice, lime juice, and garlic in a small bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons juice mixture in a medium bowl; set aside. Add cumin, salt, and pepper to remaining juice mixture. Place steak in a shallow dish; brush evenly with spice mixture. Cover and chill 20 minutes.
- Preheat broiler.
- Combine reserved 2 tablespoons juice mixture, orange, mint, hot pepper sauce, and olives in a bowl; toss gently.
- Place steak on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; brush remaining marinade over steak. Broil 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices. Serve with orange mixture.
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