Prep Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 41 mins
About This Recipe
“Excellant!!! edited from Cooking Smart for a healthy heart.”
1/3 cupreduced-sodium chicken broth
1tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
2teaspoonsfresh lemon juice
1tablespoonchopped fresh oregano or 1teaspoondried oregano
1/2 teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes
1smallonion, finely chopped
1/2 cupfinely chopped flat leaf parsley
1beef flank steak, 1 inch thick,about 1 lb
4mediumbaking potatoes, scrubbed
Put broth, oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, red pepper, onion, and parsley in large zip lock plastic bag.
Seal bag tightly and shake to mix Chimichurri sauce.
Rub steak on both sides with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and then put steak into bag and close.
Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, or up to 2 hours, turning bag one time.
Meanwhile, place a wire cookling rack over paper towels.
Cut potatoes lenghtwise, do not peel, into 1/2 inch thick slices.
Bring potatoes, remaining salt and pepper and enough water to cover to a boil in large saucepan over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes are almost tender, about 10 minutes, transfer potatoes back to rack.
Lightly coat potatoes on both sides with veggie cooking spray, butter or olive oil flavoured.
Remove steak from sauce.
Boil sauce vigorously in small saucepan 3 minutes, stirring constantly, remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, coat grill pan with veggie spray and set over medium high heat.
Cook steak and potatoes until steak is done to taste, 3 to 4 minutes on each side for medium rare, 4 to 5 minutes for medium; and potatoes are crispy, about 4 minutes per side.
Thinly slice steak across the grain.
Divide potato and steak slices among 4 plates.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons warm Chimichurri sauce over each serving.
“This was excellent!The only thing I changed was to add a bit of fresh cilantro to the Chimichurri sauce right before serving.”
“Dave cooked this and it was enjoyed by all (I prepared it ;)). Loved the occassional bite from the red pepper flakes. Served with a salad. Thanks for posting Derf.”