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Recipe

Grilled Flank Steak with Sesame Sauce & Grilled Scallions

Scott Phillips

Servings: four.

 

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lb. flank steak
  • 1-1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil; more for the grill
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh ginger
  • 1-1/2 Tbs. minced garlic
  • 3 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. Asian sesame oil
  • 1-1/2 Tbs. light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 20 scallions (preferably thick ones), roots trimmed
  • 1 Tbs. sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size based on four servings
      Calories (kcal) : 520
      Fat Calories (kcal): 300
      Fat (g): 34
      Saturated Fat (g): 7
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 8
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 16
      Cholesterol (mg): 65
      Sodium (mg): 2150
      Carbohydrates (g): 17
      Fiber (g): 2
      Protein (g): 39

Preparation

  • Season the flank steak with 1 tsp. of the salt and the pepper. Mix 1 Tbs. of the soy sauce, 1 Tbs. of the canola oil, 2 Tbs. of the ginger, and 1 Tbs. of the garlic in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add the steak and turn and massage it in the bag to cover it with the marinade. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or as long as overnight.
  • Heat 1-1/2 Tbs. of the canola oil and the remaining 2 Tbs. ginger and 1/2 Tbs. garlic in a small saucepan over medium heat until the ginger and garlic sizzle steadily and just begin to brown around the edges, about 3 min. Add 1/3 cup water, the remaining 1/4 cup soy sauce, and the rice vinegar, sesame oil, and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch with 2 tsp. of water and stir it into the soy mixture. Cook until it returns to a boil and thickens slightly, about 1 min. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • Heat a gas grill to medium high or prepare a fire on a charcoal grill with a medium-hot and a low zone. Rinse the scallions but do not dry them. Toss the scallions with the remaining 1-1/2 Tbs. canola oil and 1/2 tsp. salt.
  • Clean and oil the grill grates. Grill the steak (over the hotter zone if using charcoal), covered, until it has good grill marks, 5 to 6 min. Flip and reduce the heat to medium if using a gas grill or transfer the steak to the cooler part of the charcoal fire. Cook, covered, until the steak is done to your liking, 4 to 5 min. for medium rare (cut into the steak to check). Transfer to a large cutting board, brush with about a third of the sesame sauce, and let rest for 5 to 10 min.
  • While the steak rests, clean and oil the grill grates, set the scallions on the grill (over the cooler zone if using charcoal), and cook until they have good grill marks, 2 to 4 min. Flip and cook until they’re tender, 2 to 4 min. Transfer to a large platter and drizzle with a couple of tablespoons of the sesame sauce.
  • Slice the steak thinly and serve with the scallions, a drizzle of the remaining sesame sauce, and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

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  • PghPooh | 08/13/2016

    Made this for a family dinner. I was only able to marinate it for 4 hours and it was still very flavorful. Definitely a keeper and a go to for me!

  • Nucks | 07/22/2014

    Simple and delicious. My type of recipe. The grilledscallions are now a staple barbecue recipe for the summer.

  • Portia_Mindbender | 11/07/2010

    Love this receipe. I switch out the meat and replace with buffalo meat. That is really tasty.

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    thebusychef | 06/11/2008

    Very good and easy.

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