Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak

Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak

Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak

Every time I see marinated flank steak, I always think of my late brother-in-law, Tony.  In the summertime, he always made marinated flank steak on the BBQ.  I’m not sure if he would like this Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak…but it sure does sound gooood.  This one is for you, Tony!


Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak Recipe

Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak

1 Tbsp. minced canned chili in adobo sauce

1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

2 tsp. brown sugar

1 tsp. dried thyme

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. cumin seeds

¼ tsp. coarsely ground black pepper

Pinch ground cloves

1 ¼ lb. flank steak

Combine chili, vinegar, brown sugar, thyme, garlic salt, cumin, black pepper and clove in a large bowl or baking dish; add steak and turn once to coat both sides in mixture.  Cover the plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 24 hours.  Remove from bowl; discard marinade.

Prepare grill for direct-heat cooking over medium high.  Add steak and cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side for medium-rare or to desired degree of doneness.    Cool 5 minutes before cutting across diagonally into very thin slices.           4 servings

(Recipe for Chipotle-Marinated Flank Steak was in Newsday, Thursday, May 23, 2013)


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