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Hoisin Grilled Flank Steak with Noodle Salad

Photo: Whitney Ott; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 1 cup noodle mixture)

The noodle salad is delicious cold, perfect for warmer weather. Toss in any vegetables you like, such as snap peas and bell peppers.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 ounces uncooked dried udon noodles (thick Japanese wheat noodles), soba noodles, or wide rice noodles
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon lower-sodium soy sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 316
  • fat 10.7 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 3.6 g
  • polyfat 1.7 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 24 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 461 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine juice, 3 teaspoons garlic, and hoisin in a bowl; brush evenly over steak. Sprinkle steak evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steak to pan; grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Place steak on a cutting board. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut across the grain into thin slices.

  2. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Drain. Place noodles, carrots, cucumber, and radishes in a large bowl. Combine remaining 1 teaspoon garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, vinegar, and remaining ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add vinegar mixture to noodle mixture; toss.

Cook's Notes

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