Chili-Stuffed Flank Steak

  • Yield 2 servings

Rubbed with a little chili powder and stuffed with canned chili and diced green chilies, this tenderized piece of flank steak will melt in your mouth once it’s grilled to perfection.

Ingredients

1 1/4 pounds lean flank steak (about 1/2-inch thick), pocket cut
1 (14.5-ounce) can chili with beans, drained
1/4 cup canned diced green chiles
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 cup low sodium barbecue sauce

Instructions

  1. Heat a grill to high heat.
  2. Place the flank steak on a sheet of heavy duty foil and fill the pocket of the flank steak with chili and diced chilies. Secure the opening of the flank steak with a skewer. Rub the surface of the steak with a thin film of oil (about 2 teaspoons) and season with the chili powder.
  3. Clean the grill grate with a metal brush and rub with oil. Put the steak on the grill, cover, and grill to medium-rare, about 8 minutes, turning once halfway through. Coat the flank steak with barbecue sauce and grill another minute on each side.
  4. Remove skewer, and cut flank steak in thin slices against the grain and serve.

For more information on why meat needs to rest after cooking, watch this video for tips from the “Butcher Boys” of Porter Road Butcher in Nashville, TN

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