Southwestern Flank Steak with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Southwestern Flank Steak With Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

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There is an 8 hour chilling and marinating time, so you can make this ahead of time. That 8 hours is not included in the prep or cooking time. Once you do all the work ahead of time, the steak only needs to cook 4-6 minutes per side.


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1 1/2 lb
flank steak
1/4 c
fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp
chili sauce
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 tsp
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
grated orange rind
1/2 tsp
grated lemon rind
2 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
1 medium
orange, thinly sliced
1 c
fresh pineapple diced
1 c
fresh papaya, chopped
kiwifruit, sliced
1/2 c
sweet red pepper, diced
1/4 c
green bell pepper, diced
2 1/2 Tbsp
white wine vinegar
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, minced
1 Tbsp
sugar, plus 1 teaspoon!
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper

How to Make Southwestern Flank Steak with Fresh Fruit Salsa


  • 1For the steak:
  • 2Place steak in a large shallow dish, and set aside.
  • 3Combine the orange juice and the next 10 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Pour the marinade over the steak. Place the orange slices over the steak. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hour, turning the steak occasionally.
  • 4Remove the steak from the marinade, and discard the marinade. Grill the steak over hot coals for 4 to 6 minutes on each side or to the desired degree of doneness. Let rest 10 minutes.
  • 5To serve, slice the steak diagonally across the grain into slim slices. Serve with the Fresh Fruit Salsa, garnish if desired with orange wedges and fresh cilantro sprigs.
  • 6For the Fresh Fruit Salsa:
  • 7Combine the pineapple, papaya, kiwifruit, sweet red pepper, green bell pepper, white wine vinegar, minced cilantro, sugar, and crushed red pepper in a bowl; toss gently. Cover and chill for 8 hours. Let stand at room temperature before serving.

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About Southwestern Flank Steak with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Course/Dish: Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern

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