I wasn't blown away by this recipe initially, but I keep coming back to it! I always have the ingredients on hand, it's a cinch to make, loaded with flavor, and flank steak is a lean affordable cut.
Maple and Soy-Glazed Flank Steak
Make use of a budget-friendly cut of meat by marinating in a rich Asian marinade, which serves double-duty in this recipe. Serve this flank steak recipe with a cold cucumber salad for a complete meal.
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- Calories: 232
- Fat: 9.1g
- Saturated fat: 3.2g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3.6g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
- Protein: 23.4g
- Carbohydrate: 11.9g
- Fiber: 0.2g
- Cholesterol: 45mg
- Iron: 2mg
- Sodium: 436mg
- Calcium: 25mg
- 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
- 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons sake (rice wine) or dry sherry
- 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Cooking spray
- 1. Preheat broiler.
- 2. Pierce steak gently on both sides. Combine steak and next 6 ingredients (through pepper) in a shallow dish; turn to coat. Marinate at room temperature 20 minutes, turning occasionally.
- 3. Remove steak from marinade, reserving marinade. Place steak on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Pour marinade into a small skillet; bring to a boil, stirring well. Cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until thick and syrupy.
- 4. Brush steak with half of glaze; broil 5 minutes. Turn steak over, and brush with remaining glaze; broil 5 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Place steak on a cutting board; let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices.
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