Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

<p>Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce</p>
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

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


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

Total time: 16 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 16 Minutes
Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.