Spicy Lime-Cilantro Marinated Flank Steak

Spicy Lime-Cilantro Marinated Flank Steak

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Ryan Nomura 36

"This can be used in fajitas, as an appetizer, or a main dish. Also good in sandwiches. Just make sure you reserve some of the marinade for a sauce."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 318 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Puree the garlic, onion, lime juice, jalapeno, thyme, cilantro, corn oil, and honey into the bowl of a blender or food processor until the ingredients are well incorporated. Marinate the flank steak with 1/2 cup of the puree in a resealable bag overnight in the refrigerator. Reserve the rest of the puree to use later as a sauce.
  2. Preheat a grill for medium-high heat.
  3. While grill is warming, remove the meat from the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes. Discard any marinade left in the bag. Liberally season the steak with the kosher salt, and cook to desired doneness, approximately 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  4. To serve, slice the steak against the grain into 1/8 to 1/4 inch slices, and drizzle the remaining marinade over the meat.

Footnotes

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  • Serrano chiles can be used instead of jalapenos. If you would like to increase the heat, add another pepper and an additional tablespoon of honey before pureeing.
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Had a big party made this marinade with chicken breasts added some chillies and extra jalapenos also did half and half Cilantro and Garam Masala .....Everybody loved it!!!

My family LOVED this marinade! Where I changed things: 1) I forgot to buy fresh thyme so I used 1Tbs of dried and 2) my limes were kinda small so I used three. Some of the reserved sauce is in ...

I used this marinade and the meat was wonderful. But I used this marinade for shrimp to make my favorite shrimp taco (all ingredients except thyme) and it worked too. The dish was absolutely gre...