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Flank Steak with Chimichurri

This simple flank steak recipe with chimichurri ensures a perfectly cooked steak with minimal prep. 
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Servings 4


  • 1.5-2 lbs flank steak
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 grinds fresh pepper


  • Season the front and back of the flank steak with generous salt and pepper. Heat up a cast iron pan on high heat.  
  • Once hot, add the butter and let melt but not brown. Add the steak to the pan, best side down first. Set a timer for 5 minutes and walk away (don't be tempted to move the steak around or it will lose it's crisp browning). Flip after 5 minutes and continue cooking on the second side for 4 minutes or until the meat reaches 135 degrees for medium. 5-6 minutes on the second side for more medium well. 
  • Let rest for 10 minutes then slice against the grain and serve with chimichurri sauce.
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