Recipe: Flank Steak with Sun Butter Sauce

flank-steakTo serve, slice thin across the grain. Serve sauce in a small bowl beside meat dish. Serve with peppered vegetables for a complete meal.

Yield: 8 servings


  • 3 pound flank steak, trimmed of fat
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Sun butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat broiler. Place steak on rack set in broiler pan.
  2. Brush top side with the 1 tablespoon soy sauce.
  3. Season with black pepper; set aside in a small saucepan, stir together the red pepper, oil and garlic powder.
  4. Heat on medium for 1 minute.
  5. Add sun butter, rice wine vinegar and the 1 teaspoon soy sauce with 1/2 cup water.
  6. Cook until smooth, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Keep sauce warm.
  7. Broil steak 3 inches from heat for about 7 minutes.
  8. Turnover, brushing with remaining soy sauce and seasoning with black pepper.
  9. Broil for 7 minutes more. More time will be needed if you want steak well done.
  10. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutritional Information: Per Serving:  Calories: 419, Protein: 49 g, Tot Fat: 23g, Carb: 2g, Fiber: 1g.