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Flat Iron Steak Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

This savory flavorful spiced steak is an easy recipe to toss together. The warming spices of the garam masala are complemented by the bright tones of the cilantro-lime gremolata.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: California
Keyword: authentic garam masala, easy gremolata
Servings: 3
Calories: 310kcal
Author: Aliye Aydin


  • 1 Tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala (recipe below or use store bought)
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest
  • 1 pound flat iron steak
  • Cilantro-Lime Gremolata (recipe below)


  • Combine together all ingredients besides steak in a small bowl. Rub steak and marinade for anywhere from 1-24 hours. Pull steak out 1 hour before cooking to come to room temperature.
  • Grill steak until 150 degrees, about 5 minutes per side, or desired done-ness. Let steak rest for 10 minutes before slicing, against the grain. Top with cilantro-lime gremolata.


Calories: 310kcal | Protein: 28g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 887mg | Potassium: 467mg | Calcium: 0.9% | Iron: 19.8%