Cuban-Style Flat Iron Steak

Cuban-Style Flat Iron Steak

Recipe Rating: 3.61344
Serves 4
A quick marinade infuses steaks with citrus and garlic in this recipe. It’s delicious paired with spicy black beans and fried plantains.
  • Zest and luice of 3 limes
  • Zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 (4-ounce) flat iron steaks
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges
In a large bowl, whisk together lime zest and juice, orange zest and juice, olive oil, garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Reserve and refrigerate 1/2 cup of the marinade to drizzle over grilled steaks.

Add steaks to the bowl with remaining marinade, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.

Prepare a grill or grill pan for medium-high heat cooking. Grill steaks, flipping halfway through, for 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Transfer steaks to a platter and drizzle with reserved unused marinade. Cover loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes. Serve steaks on individual plates or sliced on a platter, garnished with lime wedges.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 400 calories (280 from fat), 31g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 75mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 8g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 22g protein.
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