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Grilled Asian Flank Steak with Mango Salad

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Bar, Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup salad and 3 1/2 ounces beef)
Grilled Asian Flank Steak with Mango Salad delivers a wonderful combination of flavors, and this one-dish meal is on the table in just 40 minutes. The mango adds a nice sweetness to the overall dish while the peanut butter adds a mild peanutty flavor to the dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 5 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 285
  • fat 8.4 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 26.4 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • iron 2.9 mg
  • sodium 489 mg
  • calcium 81 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Combine chopped cilantro, 1 tablespoon sugar, and next 4 ingredients (through soy sauce) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add beef; let stand 15 minutes. Remove beef from marinade; reserve marinade.

  3. Place beef on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with reserved marinade. Grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from grill; cover with foil. Let stand 5 minutes; cut across grain into thin slices.

  4. Combine lime juice, 2 tablespoons water, peanut butter, remaining 2 teaspoons sugar, and pepper in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Add lettuce and next 4 ingredients; toss to coat. Divide salad evenly among 4 plates; top evenly with mango. Serve with beef.

Cook's Notes

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