• Cooking Time: 6–8
  • Servings: 24 (4)
  • Preparation Time: 20


  • 1 cup (5 tbsp) Italian parsley leaves, packed
  • 2 garlic cloves (⅓ tsp),
  • peeled and smashed
  • ½ cup (4 tsp) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (1 tsp) red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup (2 tsp) fresh cilantro leaves, packed
  • 1 small shallot (¼ tsp), quartered
  • 1 tsp (1 dash) red pepper flakes
  • 12 lbs (2 lbs) flank steak
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves (½ tsp), peeled


  • In a food processor, place parsley, smashed garlic cloves, olive oil, red wine vinegar, cilantro, shallot and red pepper flakes.
  • Process until they form a well-combined sauce.
  • Transfer sauce to bowl, cover securely with a layer of plastic wrap and store at room temperature.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Trim fat from flank steak and then score steaks diagonally on both sides.
  • Season both sides of steak with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Broil steak 3 to 4 minutes per side until desired doneness.
  • Pull and allow meat to rest.
  • Thinly slice steak across the grain diagonally.
  • Arrange meat on a serving platter.
  • Pour sauce over steak.


The ingredient amounts here are for "cooking for a crowd" yield of 24 one-half pound servings. However in parenthesis are smaller amounts also, leading to a more "family cooking" size recipe yield of 4 one-half pound servings.

Author Credit: Jose Belteton

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