Tested till perfect Soy-Marinated Flank Steak

Soy-Marinated Flank Steak

Mirin, a drink similar to saki but with less alcohol, is also a must-have condiment when cooking Japanese cuisine. Serve steak with Quick Cucumber Pickles (see recipe link below).

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2009

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  • Portion size 6 to 8


  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspmirin or granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsesame oil
  • 2 tsp 2tspminced gingerroot
  • 3 3cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 8 8green oniongreen onions
  • 2 lb 2lbbeef flank marinating steak
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In shallow dish, whisk together soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Trim green onions; add to marinade. Add steak, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes or for up to 8 hours.

Pour marinade into small saucepan; bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes.

Meanwhile, place steak on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once and basting with marinade, until medium-rare, 10 to 12 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing across the grain.

Meanwhile, grill onions until tender, about 4 minutes.

Additional information : Serve with: Quick Cucumber Pickles

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 215 pro 25g total fat 9g sat. fat 3g
carb 6g fibre 1g chol 48mg sodium 406mg
potassium 360mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 18 vit A 2 vit C 7
folate 7
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