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Mojo Flat Iron Steak With Red Pepper Salsa

Recipes developed by David Bonom

Prep: 25 minutesStand: 35 minutesCook: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

2 tsp. grated orange zest1/4 cup fresh orange juice2 tsp. grated lime zest3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. brown sugar1 tsp. chili powder1/4 tsp. ground chipotle chili powder1 1-lb. flat iron steak, trimmed1 tsp. kosher salt1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper1 cup peeled, seeded and finely chopped red onion3 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped

1. In a large bowl, whisk together orange zest and juice, lime zest, 2 Tbsp. lime juice, 1 Tbsp. oil, garlic, sugar, chili powder and chipotle powder. Add steak; turn to coat. Let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature, turning occasionally.

2. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Remove steak from marinade (discard marinade). Sprinkle steak with 1/2 tsp. salt and add to pan; grill to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Place steak on a cutting board. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting across the grain into thin slices.

3. Place remaining 1 Tbsp. lime juice, remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, bell pepper, cucumber, onion, cilantro and jalapeño in a bowl, stirring to combine. Serve with steak.

PER SERVING: 216 Calories, 11g Fat (3g Sat.), 81mg Chol., 1g Fiber, 24g Pro., 6g Carb., 587mg Sod., 3mg Iron, 26mg Calcium

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