Flank Steak with Chimichurri
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 10 minutes
The chimichurri adds great flavor to this steak!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) flank steak
  • 2 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp dried oregano
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - Tbsp fresh parsley**
  • 2 - Tbsp cilantro**
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic**
  • 1 - tsp minced onion**
  • 2 - Tbsp olive oil**
  • 2 - Tbsp vinegar**
  • Garnish: - chimichurri sauce**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the canola oil, garlic powder, ground cumin and dried oregano and a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Place the flank steak in baking dish and score with knife in criss-cross pattern. Pour the oil-spice mixture over the top. *Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight, ideally.
  3. Cook the rice, as directed.
  4. Heat a large skillet or grill pan on the stovetop, then sear both sides of the flank steak for 30 seconds each side. Sear-saute for 1 to 2 more minutes per side, until cooked to your liking.
  5. While the steak is cooking, make the chimichurri sauce. Add the following ingredients to small food processor and puree: parsley, fresh cilantro, minced garlic, minced onion, olive oil and vinegar.
  6. Let rest for a few minutes, then slice against the grain and garnish with chimichurri.
  7. Prepare the veggies.
  8. Serve Flank Steak with Chimichurri and rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 4 Tbsp canola oil, 2 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp ground cumin, 2 tsp dried oregano and a few pinches of salt and pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb. flank steak
  • Half of the prepared steak marinade into each bag
  • Do NOT freeze the chimichurri sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet or grill pan and searing as directed.

Special notes

Serve with cauli-rice or other Paleo friendly carbs for Paleo meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Flank Steak with Chimichurri

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook in skillet or on grill pan. Sear both sides, then cook through to your liking. Prepare chimichurri sauce (on recipe) for garnish.
Serve with rice and veggies.