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Southwest Flank Steak

A perfectly balanced rub imparts deep flavors without the muss and fuss of a marinade that can often be time-consuming when you've got a hungry crowd to feed. — Kenny Fisher, Lancaster, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 beef flank steak (1-1/2 pounds)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; rub over steak.
  • On a greased grill rack, grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 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 stand for 5 minutes. To serve, thinly slice across the grain.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked beef: 219 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 127 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate (7 g sugars, 2 g fiber), 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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