Vietnamese Flank Steak
SmartPoints® value per serving
Serve this succulent beef dish over rice or wrap it up in whole-wheat tortillas.
Low sodium soy sauce
Fresh lime juice
Red pepper flakes
½ tsp(s), crushed
Uncooked lean flank steak
1 tbsp(s), minced
Cooked white rice
- In a cup, stir together soy sauce, lime juice, sugar and red pepper flakes.
- 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.
- Preheat broiler.
- 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.)
- 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.