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 Those gorgeous carrot curls with the flank steak can be done with a vegetable peeler, and the chicken is cloaked in a sauce made with harissa, the North African pepper paste, a fantastic shortcut to midweek flavor – which, of course, is always our destination. Emily Weinstein, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 This juicy flank steak is seasoned with garlic, rosemary, and black pepper. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Feb. 2024 Season flank steak on both sides with salt and pepper. Mary G. Pepitone, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 The beef flank steak is given a dry rub a couple days in advance, seared, and slow cooked in coffee and a sweet potato vegetable stock. Ben Jarrell, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Grill the meat in less than 10 minutes Starting with a hot grill is crucial to perfect fajitas—thinner, tougher cuts like skirt or flank steak need to be cooked hot and fast, and not much past medium to keep them juicy. Pati Jinich, Southern Living, 30 Jan. 2024 The new restaurant will also feature a few new menu items, like kimchi fried rice and spicy noodle bop (a rice and ramen mix with flank steak, a sunny side up egg and sweet and spicy bacon). Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, 24 Jan. 2024 The results on tougher cuts such as flank steak are striking, and even on cuts that need little tenderizing, such as backstrap, the tool will take them to the next level. The Editors, Field & Stream, 1 Nov. 2023 There’s beef chili, rib-eye steak, beef stew, flank steak, pot roast, hamburger mac casserole, and even homemade jerky. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 19 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flank steak was in 1902

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“Flank steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flank%20steak. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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