Korean-Style Grilled Steak

Korean-Style Grilled Steak

Recipe Rating: 3.38589
Serves 4
Brown sugar brings a nice sweetness to this garlicky, gingery marinade for flank steak or flap steak. Serve sliced steak on a bed of shredded cabbage or rice.
  • 5 tablespoons tamari
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 pound flank steak or flap steak
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Stir together tamari, brown sugar, sesame oil, 1/4 cup green onions, garlic and fresh ginger until sugar is dissolved. Put the steak in a non-reactive dish and pour the marinade over it. Turn the steak to coat the other side. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Turn the steak and refrigerate another 30 minutes.

While steak is marinating, toast sesame seeds with ground ginger in a dry skillet over medium heat until lightly golden, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside in a small bowl to cool. 

Preheat the grill. When hot, oil the grill. Grill the steak 2-3 minutes on each side, or until done to your liking. Transfer the steak to a platter, cover and let rest for a few minutes to redistribute juices. Slice steak thinly against the grain. 

Transfer to a platter. Garnish with sesame seeds and remaining green onions.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: about 6 ounces, 350 calories (140 from fat), 15g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 80mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 8g carbohydrates, (1 g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 41g protein.
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