Orange Cilantro Marinated Flank Steak

Happy Savorful Saturday! This week’s recipe comes from our friends at Disney Cruise Line!

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Serves: 8 Guests
Skill Level: Moderate
Time: 24 hours

Ingredients: Whole 6lb flank steak plus:

For the Marinade:

  • 1 bunch cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 5 oranges (juiced and zested)
  • 4 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 onion (roughly chopped)
  • ½ cup distilled white wine vinegar
  • ¹/³ cup vegetable oil

For the Chimichurri:

  • 2 tbsp. bunch parsley (finely
  • chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. picked oregano (finely
  • chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1 white onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¹/³ cup mil red wine
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tbsp. salt
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For the Marinade: Place all the ingredients in a blender except the vegetable oil. Once blended, place in a mixing bowl and whisk in the vegetable oil. Cover the flank steak completely with the marinade. Marinate for 24 hours.

For the Flank Steak: Remove the flank steak from the marinade. Sear both sides on a griddle or pan, place on a baking tray and place into a preheated oven* at 320 degrees for 10 minutes or until medium rare. Remove and rest before carving. *Can also be done in a covered barbecue grill.

For the Chimichurri: Mix all the ingredients together and serve as a side with flank steak.

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