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Flank Steak with Cilantro & Blue Cheese Butter

I love the combination of the sweet citrus marinade and the strong tang of the blue cheese butter. And my kids just love flank steak. —Gwen Wedel, Augusta, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds)
  • BLUE CHEESE BUTTER:
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a shallow dish, combine the first five ingredients. Add steak; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2-4 hours.
  • Drain beef, discarding marinade. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Let steak stand 5 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain.
  • In a small bowl, beat blue cheese butter ingredients until blended. Serve steak with butter.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked beef with 1 tablespoon blue cheese butter: 283 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 302mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.

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