Flank SteakFlank steaks are cuts of beef from the abdominal muscles of a cow. The cuts are usually long and thin but may vary slightly. Because the cuts are full of tough connective tissue, it is not usual for the steaks to be marinated before cooking.
There are many different ways to cook and present flank steak. A popular and well known recipe from North America is called London Broil. In this recipe the flank stake is first marinated and then cooked by either grilling or broiling until leaving the outside brown and the inside rare or medium rare. The meat is the cut against the grain in to thin pieces.
Flank steak is used in a variety of dishes around the world. In China flank steak is often used in stir fries, while in Mexico flank steak is often cut into small pieces and used in tacos. On our website, under the recipes section, we have many recipes for cooking and preparing flank steak. Feel free to submit your flank steak recipes to us by clicking here.
Flank Steak Recipes