Barbara's Flank Steak Dinner

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This became "Barbara's" after some tweaking of a recipe in "Monday to Friday Cookbook" by Michele Urvater, when friends starting asking for "your" flank steak dinner. It is one of my favorite meals. Good microwave-reheated for lunch too . Take the slices of rare to medium rare steak off, then microwave veggies and rice, return steak slices. The hot rice and veggies warm up the thin steak slices without over-cooking them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle salt on bottom of heavy skillet.
  2. Heat about 1 minute; add steak and cook over fairly high heat about 3 minutes per side for medium rare, 4 to 5 minutes per side for a larger steak.
  3. Remove steak from skillet; season lightly with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Off the heat, add the butter to the skillet.
  5. Add the peppers and mushrooms; saute over medium heat for 3 or 4 minutes.
  6. Add the water, cover and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring a couple of times.
  7. Add the corn and scallions; cover and cook another 3 or 4 minutes.
  8. Uncover and reduce until there is just enough liquid to moisten the vegetables.
  9. Thinly slice meat, across the grain, at a 45-degree angle.
  10. To serve, put cooked rice on plate or in a wide bowl; add vegetables; add slices of steak.


Most Helpful

I loved everything about this dinner. The steak was tender and juicy, the colours of the vegetables/meat on the platter were gorgeous and the smell was out of this world. Everyone enjoyed it thoroughly. My flank steak took about 7 minutes per side but it was a little on the thick side. I would not change a thing about this, it was perfect. Thx so much Barbara!

mums the word February 03, 2010

Made for a great supper. Easy, came out tender and flavorful. Other than being extra genereous with the bell peppers (used both the green and the red) made as posted with excellent results. Made for Auz/NZ Swap.

Gerry January 22, 2010

Nice and easy dinner. The flank steak in the store was pretty sad looking so I used strip steaks which were on sale (love steak on sale!). Only thing I did different was to add some onion to the peppers and mushrooms. Great over the rice!

Kim127 June 25, 2009

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