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Over the weekend we celebrated my dad’s birthday. We usually serve hamburgers or something of the like at a birthday party. However, we had several unsealed flank steaks that needed to be used. So, we decided to make steak rolls with lots of sides.
I know some people are going to ask for a recipe, but we didn’t really follow a recipe. First, we thawed the steaks. Because flank steak can be a little tough, especially when grilled, we tenderized them with a meat mallet. Not only does that tenderize the steaks, it also makes them flatter and easier to stuff and roll. Then, we seasoned the rolls with salt, pepper, garlic and a dash of worcestershire sauce. Now, it’s time to stuff the steaks.
You can stuff the steaks with whatever you like. There were several to choose from, but the one pictured was an Asian inspired roll with spinach, cilantro and green onions. Then, a homemade, spicy Thai sauce was poured over the steak. We also had some stuffed with purple onions, feta cheese, black olives and spinach (my personal favorite). Be creative!
After you’ve stuffed the steak, roll it and secure with toothpicks. Then, it’s time to grill! These were grilled at about 300-350 for about 15 minutes on a gas grill. You do have to turn the steaks to be sure all sides are cooked through. Before serving, allow the steaks to rest for at least 5 minutes. Then, slice and enjoy! This would also work with skirt/butcher steak. They just require a little more marinating to breakdown the membrane.
As for markets, Team Tink will once again be back at the Decatur Farmers Market on Saturday, January 31. The market hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The last couple of markets we have been selling out of many items. If there is something you would like to be sure you get, send an email to email@example.com with your wish list. Then, we’ll be sure to have it set back and ready for you to pick up.
Well, that’s all for now. Have a great week. We’ll see you at the market!