Ancho-Fired Flank Steak

Recipe on Rails
Prep Time: less than a minute

Servings: 4

Uploaded by:
   Warren Prince

Tags:
beef, egg, bge, main

Ingredients

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5.05.0cloveGarlic
2.010.0teaspoonSalt
2.030.25tablespoonLime Juice
1.01.0teaspoonOregano
1.02.0teaspoonCumin
0.51.15teaspoonPepper, Black
0.080.2teaspoonPepper, Ancho
1.01.0eachFlank Steak

Instructions

1. 

Mash the garlic in the mortar, with the salt. Make into a paste. Add the lime juice (fresh only) and then the oregano, cumin and pepper. Mix together into a paste and coat the flank steak. You can let the steak sit a bit (but remember that the salt may draw out the moisture.... I actually brined the steak first).

Head the egg to 800 or so, and grill, 2 minutes a side, by two flips. IOW, grill 2 minutes, flip, grill 2 minutes, flip, for a total of about 8 minutes. Wrap steak in foil and allow to rest about a half hour.

NOTE: For the ancho pepper, I used two knife tips, but this is old ancho pepper. I could notice just a hint of a bite to it. Jan, of course, didn't notice anything. I could have tolerated more, but I'd be careful in case the pepper is fresh.

I sliced the steak and served over a Caesar salad.

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