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Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

6 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and 2 tablespoons chimichurri)

Steak with chimichurri is one of Argentina's national dishes. The steak is flavored with a rub modeled on "dry" chimichurri, popular among Argentina's gauchos.


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (1 1/2-pounds) flank or skirt steak, trimmed
chimichurri sauce
cooking spray


  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Combine first eight ingredients in a small bowl; rub steak with spice mixture.
  3. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes up to 4 hours.
  4. Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with chimichurri sauce.


Per serving
Total calories 232
Fat 14g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 288 mg

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Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce