South American Flank Steak

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 30mins




  • Squeeze juice from 1 orange and pour into a food processor or blender.
  • Add garlic, cilantro, chiles and their sauce, oil, vinegar, cumin, coriander, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Whirl until finely pureed.
  • Place steak in a 1-gallon zip-lock plastic bag.
  • Pour cilantro-chipotle mixture over steak and seal bag.
  • Chill at least 1 hour or up to 1 day.
  • Lift steak from marinade (discard marinade) and lay on an oiled barbecue grill over a solid bed of medium-hot coals or medium-high heat on a gas grill (you can hold your hand at grill level only 3 to 4 seconds); close lid on gas grill.
  • Cook steak, turning every 4 to 5 minutes, until browned on both sides and done to your liking in center of thickest part (cut to test), about 12 minutes total for medium-rare.
  • Transfer steak to a rimmed board or a platter. Let rest 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Thinly slice meat across the grain.
  • Also slice remaining orange.
  • Serve steak with orange slices to squeeze over servings, and add salt to taste.