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Spicy Flank Steak Recipe

Spicy Flank Steak Recipe

The cool and creamy sour cream is a wonderful accompaniment to the slightly spicy steak. If you prefer, you can grill the steak over medium-hot heat rather than broiling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 beef flank steak (1 to 1-1/2 pounds)


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic powder and celery salt; cover and refrigerate until serving. Combine the chili sauce, lime juice, pepper flakes and salt; brush on each side of steak.
  • 2. Broil 2-3 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°;medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut across the thin strips. Serve with the sour cream sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3 ounces) equals 179 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.