Garlic Flank Steak with Cilantro Sauce

Garlic Flank Steak with Cilantro Sauce


  • 2 tbsp fresh lime
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 (12 oz) beef flank steak
  • 1 cup of fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 cup avocado or extra-virgin oil
  • 2 tsp red-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cayenne pepper


  1. In a shallow dish, combine onion, 1 tbsp olive oil, lime juice, 1/3 of the garlic, 1/8 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper.  Add steak and turn to coat.  Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 – 4 hours.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining olive oil, 1/8 tsp salt, and the remaining black pepper.
  3. Heat cast iron pan on medium heat and place steak in pan until its browned and softened on both sides for 15 – 20 minutes.  Cover steak and allow to rest
  4. Meanwhile combine cilantro, parsley, salt, garlic  oregano, avocado/olive oil vinegar and cayenne pepper in a blender or food processor.  Blend until mixture is completely smooth.
  5. Thinly slice steak across the grain.  Spoon on cilantro sauce and serve.

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