South American Flank Steak

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is really good! It is from Connie Guttersen, author of the Sonoma Diet. Serve it by itself or with mango chutney. Cook time is marinading time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season steak with salt and pepper.
  2. Let sit 10 minutes.
  3. Combine orange juice, garlic, cilantro, chiles, olive oil, vinegar, spices, salt and pepper (to taste) in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  4. Place steak in a ziplock bag and pour in marinade.
  5. Let sit for 1 hour.
  6. Remove steak and discard marinade.
  7. Grill until desired doneness.
  8. Let sit 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.
Most Helpful

Great recipe! You could definitely marinate longer, but you don't need too. We served with a salsa (pico de gallo or pebre), a really nice combo. Definitely important to let the steak sit for 5 minutes or so after coming off of the grill so that the juices settle. Thanks Susie for a great recipe!

Mrs Goodall July 01, 2006

Loved the flavor of this meat. I chose to marnate the flank steak overnight, and the result was very tender and juicy steak. Served with sweet potatoe latkes #82423, which were a very nice compliment. Thank you Susie for sharing the recipe.

BonnieZ June 07, 2006