CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Sweet and Spicy Grilled Flank SteakA tasty marinade can make a tough cut of meat tender.
By: Herald Staff Report,
A tasty marinade can make a tough cut of meat tender.
Sweet and Spicy Grilled Flank Steak
3 tablespoons coarsely chopped scallions
1 tablespoon peeled and finely chopped ginger
1 fresh jalapeno, seeded if desired, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Zest of ½ lime
2 teaspoons lime juice
1 teaspoon sriracha or other hot sauce (or to taste)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1½ teaspoons kosher salt
1½ pounds flank steak
In food processor, pulse together scallions, ginger, jalapeno, garlic, sugar, lime zest. juice, sriracha. Pour in oil until smooth. Season steak with salt. Place in bowl, cover with marinade. Turn to coat well. Cover tightly, refrigerate at least 2 hours or over-night. When ready to cook, heat grill to medium-high. Transfer meat to grill; cook, covered, until it reaches desired doneness (5 minutes per side for medium-rare). Let rest on cutting board for 5 minutes before slicing.
Yield: Serves 4 to 6.
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