Sesame Flank Steaks with Grilled Green Onions

Recipe by yooper
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (1 1/2 lb) flank steaks, trimmed of all excess fat
  • 6
    tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 12
  • 12
    cup toasted sesame oil, divided
  • cooking oil, for greasing grill
  • 2
    bunches green onions
  • 3
    tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted (see Note)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place steaks in shallow nonreactive dish, which will hold them comfortably in a single layer.
  • In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce and 6 tablespoons of the sesame oil.
  • Pour marinade over the meat.
  • Cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight, turning several times.
  • When ready to cook, lightly oil grill rack and arrange 5 inches from heat source.
  • Cut off root ends and all but 4 inches from green stems of green onions.
  • Place onions in shallow dish and brush all over with remaining 2 tablespoons of the sesame oil.
  • Set aside.
  • When grill is hot, remove steaks from marinade.
  • Lightly pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place steaks on grill and cook 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  • When done, place on platter and cover lossely with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  • Grill green onions, turning them until slightly charred, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • To serve, slice meat diagonally across the grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  • Arrange meat and grilled onions on serving platter and season with salt to taste.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Note: To toast sesame seeds, place them in medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Toast, stirring, until seeds are golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove and cool.
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