Grilled Flank Steak With Kalamata Olives and Feta Cheese
- Ready In:
- 8hrs 10mins
Steak and marinade
- 1 flank steak (about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds)
- 1⁄3 cup pitted kalamata olive
- 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1⁄4 cup red wine
- 1⁄4 cup pitted kalamata olive, chopped
- 1⁄3 cup white onion, 1/4 inch diced
- 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped Italian parsley (we use cilantro instead)
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- kosher salt
- 1⁄3 cup drained crumbled feta cheese, about
- Trim steak of any outer pieces of fat or silver skin.
- Place the steak in a large food grade, zip top plastic bag.
- In a food processor or blender, combine the marinade ingredients and process to a puree.
- Pour marinade into the plastic bag, press out any air, seal, and move meat around in the bag to coat.
- Marinade in the refrigerator for a minimum of 1 hour or preferably overnight, turning the bag a few times.
- Heat coals to hot or medium hot.
- Remove steak from marinade and drain well.
- Discard marinade.
- While coals are heating, prepare the topping.
- Mix olives, onion, parsley, garlic and oil and set aside.
- Have salt, pepper and feta ready.
- Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper.
- Grill meat about 4 minutes per side for rare, or cook to desired doneness.
- Length of grilling time per side will vary depending on heat of grill and thickness of meat.
- Flank steak will be most tender when grilled to rare or medium rare.
- Let steak sit about 5 minutes before serving, allowing juices to settle.
- Slice thinly at an angle across the grain.
- Keeping the slices together, transfer to a clean, warm platter.
- Spoon any juices onto meat.
- Stir up reserved topping mixture and pour onto the slices.
- Scatter with feta.
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