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Vietnamese Flank Steak

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
22 min
12 min
10 min
Serve this succulent beef dish over rice or wrap it up in whole-wheat tortillas.


Low sodium soy sauce

2 tbsp(s)

Fresh lime juice

2½ tbsp(s)


4 tsp(s)

Red pepper flakes

½ tsp(s), crushed

Uncooked lean flank steak

1 pound(s)

Uncooked scallion(s)

1 tbsp(s), minced

Cooked white rice

2 cup(s)


  1. In a cup, stir together soy sauce, lime juice, sugar and red pepper flakes.
  2. Score one side of flank steak using a sharp knife. Place steak in a shallow bowl and rub on half of the soy sauce mixture; cover steak and marinate in refrigerator for 4 to 8 hours, turning over once. Refrigerate remaining soy mixture separately.
  3. Preheat broiler.
  4. Arrange steak on broiler pan and place in preheated broiler 3 inches from heat. Broil 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium doneness or 5 minutes per side for medium to well done. (Note: You can also pan-grill or use an outdoor grill to cook the flank steak.)
  5. Remove from broiler and cut steak across grain into thin strips. Stir scallions into separated soy mixture and drizzle over meat. Yield: 3 ounces meat per serving.