Vampire Steak

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
The marinade features a robust dose of garlic. Score the meat lightly, about 1/8 inch deep.

Yield:

Serves 6 (serving size: 3 ounces steak)

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 27 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 27 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 24.7 g
Carbohydrate 1.4 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 383 mg
Calcium 34 mg

Ingredients

4 teaspoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Spanish smoked paprika
2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon
1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak, trimmed
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients. Score a diamond pattern on both sides of steak; rub juice mixture evenly over both sides. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Preheat grill to high heat.

3. Sprinkle both sides of steak evenly with salt and pepper. Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steak from grill; let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak across grain into slices.

Note:

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Steven Raichlen,

July 2012