Grilled steak with a nice chimichurri sauce for a new twist on steak cooked on the grill and we loved this for a delicious dinner! And if you haven’t tried steak in chimichurri sauce, you should try this herb-laden sauce for beef; Check out the tips if you don’t want to use cilantro!
Grilled steak with chimichurri sauce It’s something that would be great to make over the weekend or when you want to cook on the grill. And I promise you, this juicy steak with the perfect herbal sauce for beef is sure to be a dish that will impress your friends and family.
My butcher was the first to recommend me to try the beef cut called Flat Iron Steak, and he told me he was sure I would love it. At first I thought this was just another name for sirloin steak, but I was intrigued when the butcher told me that this cut of beef didn’t need to be marinated and was perfect for grilling. And I’ve been making flat iron grilled steak for years now!
What ingredients do you need for this recipe?
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What is Flatiron Stick?
the Flat iron stick It is a long, thin piece of meat, sometimes called a top blade steak because it comes from the top of the blade of a chuck roast. Under the label on the piece of steak I purchased (before this cut became more well known), it stated, “I just bought a great new steak! The flatiron is cut from larger roast strips using a new cutting method. It’s very tender, unlike tenderloin.” You won’t find a more tender steak.”
Is flat iron steak expensive?
I discovered this steak when it wasn’t as well known or expensive as it is now, but it’s still a good buy compared to most steaks suitable for grilling.
What is chimichurri sauce?
Chimichurri sauce It is a South American condiment for beef based on fresh herbs, garlic, and lemon juice or vinegar, and is sometimes called Argentine pesto.
What if you don’t like cilantro?
I know a green herb sauce with a lot of cilantro in it won’t appeal to some people. But the chimichurri sauce can certainly be made to taste, so just use the herbs you like best. I think mint or basil could substitute for the cilantro, or use all of the parsley if you like.
What did we use in the chimichurri sauce?
We started with a generous handful of chopped cilantro and chopped parsley. Then Jake chopped up several tablespoons of minced fresh garlic. This sauce is good for any kind of roasted meat, but it’s been known to be served over beef.
What if you don’t have an outdoor grill?
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How to make grilled flat iron steak with chimichurri sauce:
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- You can see from these finely chopped herbs and garlic that Jake has great chopping skills, but you can also use… food processor (affiliate link) To make the chimichurri sauce.
- We mixed the sauce ingredients together and let the flavors blend while the meat cooked.
- used Rob Steak Szeged (affiliate link) For a steak marinade, but homemade Montreal steak seasoning It would be cool too.
- Let the steak come to room temperature while you preheat the grill.
- The cooking time will depend on the thickness of the meat, and how fine you like the meat, but I didn’t cook it for 12 minutes for medium rare.
- If you have one, I recommend using a Instant read meat thermometer (affiliate link) To check the temperature of the meat on the grill. Here are the recommended temperatures: rare (cool red center) 125°F / 51°C, medium-rare (warm red center) 135°F / 54°C, medium (rose pink center) 145°F / 62°C .
- Make sure to let the meat rest for a few minutes before cutting it.
- Slice flat iron steak against the grain and serve with chimichurri sauce.
Make it a meal:
For a delicious low-carb meal, serve the Grilled Flatiron Steak with Chimichurri Sauce Grilled zucchiniAnd Fresh mozzarella cheese seasoned with herbsAnd Sugar snap pea saladAnd Spinach salad with bacon and fetaor Cucumber salad with balsamic dressing.
More beef for dinner:
1 1/2 lb. flat iron steak
1 t steak rub
Chimichurri Sauce Ingredients:
1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves (about 1 cup before chopping)
1/2 cup finely chopped parsley leaves (about 1 cup before chopping)
2 tons of minced garlic
3 t fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. Red wine vinegar
1 tsp. Aleppo pepper flakes (see notes)
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 cup of olive oil
- Take the steak out of the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before cooking, and rub it in Steak ruband let it come to room temperature.
- Wash cilantro leaves and parsley leaves and dry them with a paper towel, or toss them into a salad spinner.
- Chop the cilantro, parsley and garlic by hand or in a food processor with a steel blade.
- Put the ingredients in a bowl and add the lemon juice and red wine vinegar, Aleppo pepper (referral link) and latency and permutation to combine.
- Then add the olive oil until the mixture is well blended, and let it sit at room temperature at least 15 minutes before serving.
- To cook steak, heat a gas or charcoal grill to a medium-high heat. (You can just hold your hand there for 2-3 seconds at that temperature.)
- Place the steaks on the grill at an angle. After about 3-4 minutes, or when you see nice grill marks starting, turn 45 degrees and cook another 3-4 minutes on the first side.
- Flip the steak and cook on the second side until the meat is cooked to your liking.
- I cooked my steak under 12 minutes total for medium rare, but the cooking time will depend on the heat of the grill, the temperature of the meat, and even the weather.
- If you have one, I recommend using a Instant read meat thermometer (affiliate link) To check the temperature of the meat on the grill. Here are the recommended temperatures: rare (cool red center) 125°F / 51°C, medium-rare (warm red center) 135°F / 54°C, medium (pink-pink center) 145°F / 62°C percentage
- When the meat is cooked to your liking, remove it from the grill and let it rest for 5 minutes, then cut into thin slices across the grain.
- Serve hot with chimichurri sauce, by spoonfuls, or on the side.
If you don’t have it Aleppo pepper (Referral link), just use less cayenne pepper.
Recipe prepared by Kalyn. The grilling instructions came from the meat packaging and the chimichurri sauce was inspired by many other recipes across the web.
Amount per service:
Calories: 645Total fat: 50 grSaturated fat: 13 gramsUnsaturated fats: 1 gramUnsaturated fats: 33 gramsCholesterol: 145 mgsodium: 145 mgcarbohydrates: 4 gramsFiber: 1 gramsugar: 1 gramprotein: 44 grams
Nutrition info is automatically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I’m using. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy, as many variables affect these calculations.
Low Carb Diet / Low Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
Grilled Flatiron Steak with Chimichurri Sauce is the perfect main dish for low-carb or keto diets, or for any phase of the Original South Beach Diet. For the South Beach Diet, they recommend choosing meats with no more than 10% fat; Other diets won’t take care of that.
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Historical notes for this recipe:
This recipe was first published in 2007 when Flat Iron Steak was something new to the grilling scene, and since then I’ve made it many times! It was updated with better images in 2013 and updated again with more information in 2023.
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