flank steak


Definition of flank steak

: a pear-shaped muscle of the beef flank also : a steak cut from this muscle — see beef illustration

Examples of flank steak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, if sirloin steak tips (more commonly called bavette or flap meat in the Twin Cities) aren't available, Tombers recommends flank steak as a substitute. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Head to the grill for these beef skewers," 19 Aug. 2020 In Boise, a couple invited me into their home and cooked me a flank steak dinner complete with chimichurri sauce and plenty of red wine. Christina Hadly, Condé Nast Traveler, "Meeting Strangers Has Always Been My Favorite Part of Traveling," 25 June 2020 Some entree options include flank steak, meatballs and italian sausage. Emma Dale, Detroit Free Press, "Meeting House Grand Ballroom to cater events off-site amid COVID-19 pandemic," 18 June 2020 This classic lemon pepper marinade is perfect for seasoning skirt or flank steak for tacos. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need for the perfect taco night at home," 18 June 2020 Wake dad up with a steak and eggs brunch ($19) of mesquite grilled flank steak served with chipotle chimichurri, Ramona Farms tepary bean puree, Kennebec breakfast potatoes and grilled Mama Lola flour tortillas. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Father's Day 2020: 48 metro Phoenix restaurants with special deals for dine-in and takeout," 15 June 2020 Bacon's sandwich menu boasts proteins including brisket, short ribs, chicken, flank steak and of course bacon. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Food truck event returns to downtown Huntsville this weekend," 4 June 2020 Zinfandel and pinots work well with pork and beef, like flank steak. Justin Ward, ExpressNews.com, "The rules for cooking with wine, and how to make wine-braised beef short ribs," 14 Apr. 2020 Cut pounded flank steak into 3- by 4-in strips, add to bowl and toss to coat; let sit 15 minutes. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Beef and Asparagus Negimaki," 10 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of flank steak

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flank steak was in 1902

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29 Aug 2020

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“Flank steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flank%20steak. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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