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Spice-rubbed Grilled Flank Steak

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Linda Hirst

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins

Makes 8 servings


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Brush steak evenly with oil on both sides; rub with spice mixture.

  2. Coat grill rack or grill pan with cooking spray; grill steak 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer steak to a cutting board, and let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices.