beef: Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce

Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Mustard Sauce
 Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces steak and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

    1 pound flank steak, trimmed
    3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    Cooking spray
    1 teaspoon canola oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
    2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce

    1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    3/4 teaspoon sugar
    1 1/2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided


1. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Sprinkle steak evenly with salt and pepper. Lightly coat the steak with cooking spray. Add steak to pan; grill for 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 3 minutes.

2. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add soy sauce, mustard, and sugar; cook 1 minute or until bubbly. Remove pan from heat. Stir in cream and 1 tablespoon cilantro. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro. Serve sauce with steak.

Cooking Light APRIL 2012