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Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

I made some skewers of flank steak today. I had a nice Flank that I sliced about 1/4" thick and marinated in Mojo with sour orange juice, some olive oil, cumin and a lot of garlic. After marinating about 5 hours, I skewered them on bamboo skewers. I heated the Egg up to about 450 because I wanted to cook these quickly. While the egg was heating, I made up some Chimichurri which was a little different than I am used to as it only had cilantro and no other herbs. It also had olive oil, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. I also made some pickled red onions to go on the side. I only got a couple of pics unfortunately.

Skewers on the Egg. Had to cook them in batches.

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Plated with he Chimichurri and Red Onions.

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It was a little bit of a pain to skewer the strips but I think the flavor was better with more meat exposed to the marinade. The combination of the marinade and the Chimchurri was outstanding and I will definitely do this one again.
Clarendon Hills, IL


  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,166
    Nice. Could you share the recipe for the chimichurri sauce?

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  • EggObsessedEggObsessed Posts: 370
    My favorite chimichurri is based on cilantro.  Great cook!
    Egging with NoJokeSmoke (Bruce) in SW Austin, Texas
  • BuckeyeBobBuckeyeBob Posts: 640
    @caliking‌ Here you go.

    1 bunch if Cilantro, roughly chopped.

    1 clove of Garlic

    2 TBSP of Red Wine Vinegar

    1/2 tsp of Red Pepper Flakes

    1/2 cup of Olive Oil

    Salt and Pepper

    Purée in a blender and you are good to go.
    Clarendon Hills, IL
  • bicktravbicktrav Posts: 455
    Looks awesome!  I usually put equal parts cilantro and flat leaf parsley in mine.
    Southern California
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,246
    I like the cilantro based chimmichurri but my kids don't so we don't have it too often here.  I love it with strip steak or flank steak.  Great looking cook.
  • onedbguruonedbguru Posts: 443
    we use both parsley and cilantro with basically the same recipe.
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,706
    Mmmm, looks really good, love the flank...
    Packerland, Wisconsin

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