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Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

I found a Cooking Light recipe for pan grilled flank steak with soy-mustard sauce on My Recipes that looked too good to resist.  I loved that the steak was simply seasoned with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder and then served alongside a very delicious and flavorful sauce.  The recipe called for low-sodium soy sauce which I didn’t have so I added a few tablespoons of water to make it less salty.  My whole family really loved this sauce on the flank steak… especially my kids who devoured their portion.

Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

How to Make Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Season both sides of the flank steak with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder, to taste.  Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat then coat with cooking spray.  Once the pan is hot, place the flank steak into the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on the first side, flip and cook for 2-3 minutes on the other side for medium rare.  Transfer to a cutting board and let the meat rest for 5-7 minutes.  Sprinkle the steak with the remaining cilantro before slicing it against the grain.

While the steak is cooking prepare the sauce.  Add the oil to a small pan over medium heat; add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 45 seconds.  Add the soy sauce, Dijon mustard, water, and sugar to the pan.  Cook for 1 minute or until bubbly.  Remove from the heat and stir in the milk and 1 tablespoon of cilantro.  Taste the sauce and add more water if it’s too salty.

Serve the sliced steak with a side of sauce.  Enjoy!

Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

 

Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Pan Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 5
Author: Pam / For the Love of Cooking / Original by Cooking Light

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 lb flank steak
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • ¾ tsp sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped, divided

Instructions

  • Season both sides of the flank steak with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder, to taste.
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat then coat with cooking spray. Once the pan is hot, place the flank steak into the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on the first side, flip and cook for 2-3 minutes on the other side for medium rare.
  • Transfer to a cutting board and let the meat rest for 10 minutes. Sprinkle the steak with the remaining cilantro before slicing it against the grain.
  • While the steak is cooking prepare the sauce. Add the oil to a small pan over medium heat; add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 45 seconds. Add the soy sauce, Dijon mustard, water, and sugar to the pan. Cook for 1 minute or until bubbly.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the milk and 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Taste the sauce and add more water if it's too salty.
  • Serve the sliced steak with a side of sauce. Enjoy!
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  1. We love grilling flank steak! This looks perfect and I love the addition of the soy-mustard sauce.