Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Thick rich juice filled steak that has marinated to a subtle perfection is so delicious when dipped in the chimichurri sauce that every last bite will be devoured in a frenziedly feeding. Nothing calls to the serving area like a seared steak. The braised meat provides a universal appeal that has mouths watering with anticipation. The Chimichurri sauce isn’t just a pretty decoration. No, it is such a wonderful blend of herbal green notes and earth tones that it is a natural for this style of Flank Steak. This dish is great with tortillas, in soft tacos, served on rice or just as it is; a gorgeous stand alone meaty reward. My family loves a nice steak dish and this recipe has made the menu by request on multiple occasions.

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In a shallow dish: add olive, lime juice, salt, cumin and mix.

Add flank steak and coat all sides of the beef.

Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (preferably). Don’t forget to flip the steak at the half way point.

Grease the skillet or grill with olive oil. Preheat to medium-high heat and wait for several minutes until hot.

Sear 3 minutes per-side for medium rare and charred on the outside ~ (5 minutes per-side for medium, 8 minutes per-side for well done).

Rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Slice the steak against the grain.

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender.

Blends for 20-30 seconds until it looks minced (do not over blend).

Season with salt to taste.

Serve & enjoy!

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Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Deliciously tender juicy slices of savory steak covered in zesty fresh sauce combine for a wonderful recipe that the entire family will enjoy.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Marinate 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 16 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

Marinate

  • 1 ½ lbs flank steak
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 lime juice only

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 cup fresh parsley firmly packed
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro firmly packed
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 small shallot
  • 3 garlic cloves

Instructions
 

Marinate

  • In a shallow dish: add olive, lime juice, salt, cumin and mix. Add flank steak and coat all sides of the beef. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (preferably). Don't forget to flip the steak at the half way point.

Chimichurri Sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blends for 20-30 seconds until it looks minced (do not over blend). Season with salt to taste.
    Hand method ~ finely chop or mince the parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallots and place in a bowl. Then add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Season with salt to taste.

Grill/Cook

  • Grease the skillet or grill with olive oil. Preheat to medium-high (heat and wait for several minutes until hot. Sear 3 minutes per-side for medium rare and charred on the outside ~ (5 minutes per-side for medium, 8 minutes per-side for well done). Note: cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the steak.
  • Rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Serve

  • Slice the steak against the grain. Dip or serve with Chimichurri Sauce.

Enjoy!

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