Monday, June 13, 2011

Lemon Butter Flank Steak

This is from 
My hubby is on a low carb diet so I'm sourcing new recipes this week.  :)

Lemon Butter Flank Steak

Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 20 minutes Marinate: 30 minutes Cook: 17 minutes
Lemon Butter Flank Steak
  • 1-1/2 
    lb. beef flank steak
  • 142
    cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4
    Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4
    tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
  • 2
    Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4
    tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1
    recipe Lemon Butter (below)
  • 4
    cups shredded Napa cabbage
  • 1
    cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 2
    green onions, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces


1. Place steak in a shallow dish. Add cilantro, half of the olive oil, the lemon peel and juice, garlic, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. black pepper, and the red pepper. Turn steak to coat. Cover; chill 30 minutes to 1-1/2 hours.

2. Meanwhile, prepare Lemon Butter; set aside. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat remaining oil over medium heat. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Cook steak 15 minutes or to desired doneness, turning once. Cover; let stand 10 minutes.
3. Add vegetables to skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve steak with vegetables and Lemon Butter. Makes 4 servings.
Lemon Butter: In bowl combine 3 Tbsp. softened butter; 3 Tbsp. minced lemongrass; 1/4 cup cilantro; 1 Tbsp. lemon juice; and salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper to taste.
nutrition facts
  • Servings Per Recipe 4 servings
  • Calories492
  • Total Fat (g)35
  • Saturated Fat (g)12,
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g)17,
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g)2,
  • Cholesterol (mg)82,
  • Sodium (mg)400,
  • Carbohydrate (g)7,
  • Total Sugar (g)3,
  • Fiber (g)2,
  • Protein (g)39,
  • Vitamin C (DV%)79,
  • Calcium (DV%)13,
  • Iron (DV%)22,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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