Blackened Grilled Flank Steak

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by appleydapply

I love flank steak because it's usually one of the cheapest cuts of beef, but it doesn't taste cheap! This is a great way to cook it for serving alongside grilled corn or other veggies. Or, you can serve it in tortillas as fajita tacos, which is what we usually do. From Cooking Light.

Top Review by diner524

This was wonderful and even my 17 yo DS loved this flank steak!!! The only thing I did differently, other than cut the recipe to serve 2, was that I put the flank steak in some melted butter and lemon juice in the morning, to help tenderize it. I then took it out and dried it off and added the spice mixture (which I did add the cayenne pepper) and then let it marinate in that mixture for 3 hours. I took photo's but I put it on the grill and let it get blackened on the grill on the one side and very little on the other side, so they didn't turn out good, but it sure tasted wonderful. Thanks for sharing the recipe that we will use again!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 7 ingredients; rub spice mixture over both sides of steak. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours.
  2. Prepare grill.
  3. Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
  4. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices.

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