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Southwestern Steak Salad


  • The Steak

  • The Dressing

  • The Salad


  • The Steak:

  • 1.

    Grind coriander and cumin seed in a spice grinder, coffee grinder or mortar and pestle and place in a medium sized bowl.

  • 2.

    Add garlic, oil, hot sauce and mustard and stir.

  • 3.

    Place the steak into a resealable freezer bag and pour in the marinade.

  • 4.

    Seal and rub the marinade into the meat, making sure it’s well coated. Put in fridge for at least 1 hour, or as long as overnight.

  • 5.

    Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.

  • 6.

    Turn and sear on other side for 5 minutes more, or until steak is medium rare.

  • 7.

    Let the steak rest for 5 minutes, and then slice thinly across the grain of the meat.

  • The Dressing:

  • 1.

    Place salad dressing ingredients into the bottom of a salad bowl and whisk together.

  • The Salad:

  • 1.

    Add greens, cilantro, red pepper, grated cheese, and flank steak to the salad bowl. Toss well and serve.

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Andrew Graham

Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and MALBEC are the best wines to pair with Southwestern Steak Salad.


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