Western Style Flat Iron Steaks Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Western Style Flat Iron Steaks Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Western Style Flat Iron Steaks

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"Flat iron steaks are a tender cut of meat from the top blade or shoulder of the chuck portion, usually in a triangle shape resembling an iron, hence the name. I use a variety of common spices to create my zesty rub/marinade."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    50 mins


  1. Rub steaks all over with beef bouillon powder.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Whisk olive oil, onion, garlic, chili powder, balsamic vinegar, lime juice, molasses, paprika, onion powder, cumin, cilantro, black pepper, and sage together in a shallow baking dish until marinade is thick and well-combined. Place steaks in marinade and turn to coat completely. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature to marinate meat, about 15 minutes.
  4. Cook the steaks on the preheated grill, basting frequently with marinade, until steaks start to firm and are reddish-pink and juicy in the center, 6 to 7 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 130 degrees F (54 degrees C). Remove steaks to a plate and let rest for 3 minutes before slicing.
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  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Sep 10, 2014

FANTASTIC! Made exactly as written except for halving the recipe for a 1# flat iron steak and marinating it all day long. So super moist, tender and just absolutely delicious! The whole family gobbled this up, and hubby's already asking when we can have it again...a definite keeper~YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!! Thanks for sharing. :)

Jun 15, 2015

This was sooo delicious! One of the best steak marinades I've ever tasted. I rarely try recipes with only one review but I'm glad I did. The kids came back for seconds but it was only one steak left. We all hovered over the one piece while I sliced it four ways. I can't wait to make this again!


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  • Calories
  • 634 kcal
  • 32%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 155 mg
  • 52%
  • Fat
  • 44.2 g
  • 68%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 48.3 g
  • 97%
  • Sodium
  • 303 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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