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Marinated Flank Steak and Chimichurri Sauce

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Danilicious Dishes


  • 1 lb flank steak

Steak Marinade

  • 1/3 cup balsamic
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon beef or chicken broth
  • juice of half of a lime
  • juice of half of an orange
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 3/4 cup parsley
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno some seeds removed
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 tablespoon dijon
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • juice of half of a lemon


  • Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Salt and pepper the steak. Add the steak to a ziplock bag or airtight container and power marinade over the meat, making sure to fully cover the meat. Store in fridge for 30 minutes up to 4 hours.
  • Meanwhile, make the chimichurri sauce. Add all the ingredients, except the olive oil to the food processor, and pulse until it forms a paste like consistency. Steam in the olive oil until you get desired consistency, pourable but still chunky. You may not use all the olive oil.
  • Next, time to cook he steak. In a cast iron skillet, heat a tablespoon olive oil. Cook the steak for 5 minutes on each side. Finish in 400 degree oven for 8-10 minutes, or until it reaches desired doneness. Allow the steak to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Cut the steak into strips and top with sauce.
  • Serve and enjoy

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