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Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Hands-on time 16 mins
Total time 16 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces steak and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

Serve pan-grilled flank steak with a soy-mustard sauce for a flavorful and budget-friendly steak supper.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound flank steak, trimmed
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • Garlicky Asparagus
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 3.6 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 25 g
  • carbohydrate 2.3 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 541 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Sprinkle steak evenly with salt and pepper. Lightly coat the steak with cooking spray. Add steak to pan; grill for 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 3 minutes.

  2. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add soy sauce, mustard, and sugar; cook 1 minute or until bubbly. Remove pan from heat. Stir in cream and 1 tablespoon cilantro. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro. Serve sauce with steak.