Photo by victoria Pearson. copyright © 2008, martha stewart living omnimedia, inc. originally published in the August 2008 issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine.
by mArThA sTeWArT
crowd-pleasing flank steak gets
marinated overnight in soy and garlic before being given a quick turn on the grill.
INGrEDIENtS Serves 4 - 6 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 10 scallions, 2 thinly sliced 1 pound, 14 ounces flank steak coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
Whisk soy sauce, oil, lemon juice, garlic, and sliced scallions in a small bowl. reserve 1/4 cup in a small bowl; cover, and refrigerate. Place steak in a nonreactive 9 x 13-inch dish, pour remaining marinade over meat, and turn steak to coat. cover, and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat grill to medium-high. (if you are using a charcoal grill, coals are ready when you can hold your hand 5 inches above grill for 4 to 5 seconds.) remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. let steak stand, covered, at room temperature for 30 minutes. season with salt and pepper, and grill to desired doneness, about 7 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board, and let stand for 10 minutes.
3. coat whole scallions with reserved marinade. grill, turning frequently, until scallions are tender, about 2 minutes. Discard remaining marinade. Thinly slice steak against the grain, and serve with grilled scallions.
As seen in the August 2008 issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine. ©2008 martha stewart living omnimedia, inc. All rights reserved. For more, visit www.marthastewart.com.
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