Spicy Flank Steak with Corn & Pepper Salsa

July 20, 2011
Spicy Flank Steak with Corn & Pepper Salsa

Author Notes: This recipe comes from Phoenix Arizona where we love spice and love to grill!Lisa Jensen

Serves: six


Corn & Pepper Salsa

  • 2 cups Fresh Corn Kernels
  • 3/4 cup Bell Peppers diced (red & green mixed)
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons Jalapeno pepper seeded & minced
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lime or Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt & Pepper

Spicy Flank Steak

  • 1 Large Flank Steak
  • 1/4 cup Red Wine or Balsamic Vinegar
  • 4 Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Your favorite purchased salsa
  • 2 tablespoons Lime Juice
In This Recipe


  1. Add corn, bell peppers, tomato, red onion, jalapeno, and cilantro to a small bowl.
  2. In another small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon or lime juice, white wine vinegar, salt & pepper.
  3. Pour the olive oil mixture over the corn & pepper mixture, toss together, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve (can be made a day ahead).
  4. Add flank steak, balsamic vinegar or red wine, chipotle peppers, salsa and lime juice to a large Ziploc bag and rotate to cover the steak. Marinate 6 hours or up to overnight.
  5. Prepare grill to medium high heat. When grill is hot, add steak and grill 4 minutes each side for medium rare.
  6. When steak is done, let rest 5 minutes and then slice into 1/4 inch slices. Place 1/2 cup of the corn & pepper salsa on each plate. Add 3 slices of steak to each plate and enjoy!

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