flank steak

noun

Definition of flank steak 

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

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My butcher tenderizes flank steak and then rolls it into pinwheels for attractive individual serving portions with a pleasant chewy flavor. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Control the heat to grill the perfect steak," 26 June 2018 My butcher tenderizes flank steak and then rolls it into pinwheels for attractive individual serving portions with a pleasant chewy flavor. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Control the heat to grill the perfect steak," 26 June 2018 My butcher tenderizes flank steak and then rolls it into pinwheels for attractive individual serving portions with a pleasant chewy flavor. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "How to grill steak to perfection — it's all about controlling the heat," 5 June 2018 For flank steak, use a sharp slicing knife or an electric knife to slice steak across the grain into very thin slices. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Control the heat to grill the perfect steak," 26 June 2018 Farm Field Table offers sirloin bavette, which is similar to flank steak. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "How to buy the perfect steak for Dad this Father's Day," 15 June 2018 Sear the flank steak on high for 3 minutes on each side. Bryn Mooth, Cincinnati.com, "Cooking with gas: Up your outdoor cooking game just in time for summer," 14 June 2018 While berries cook, finish flank steak: Remove from refrigerator and place on grilling pan. Lucy Saunders, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cooking 101: New Marquette classes aim to raise students' kitchen GPA," 27 Apr. 2018 Baste the flank steaks with the reduced marinade and place them on the grill or in the oven. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Asian-style Glazed Flank Steak," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of flank steak

1902, in the meaning defined above

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