If you crave grilled flat iron steak from your local steakhouse, make it at home with this easy and delicious recipe. It's flavored with a simple seasoning, cooked for about 8 minutes, and the final result is a mouthwateringly juicy dish that easily feeds a crowd. Add the flat iron steak to a spring salad, use it to make fajitas, or simply enjoy the meal on its own. Want to know the best part? It only takes 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes to make. Score. Cookouts don't have to time-consuming with this recipe.Wondering how to grill flat iron steak? Just preheat your grill to about 450˚ and cook the steak, turning occasionally, for 8-10 minutes. Don't forget to let it rest before digging in. This will allow the juices to soak into the steak, making it incredibly tender and moist. Of course, don't forget to top it off with our delicious charred tomato relish. The acidity of the relish and the fattiness of the meat combines to make one delectable dish.

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15 mins
Serves 4


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  • Preheat grill to medium-high (about 450°F), or heat a grill pan over medium-high. Rub steak with oil, kosher salt, and black pepper. 

  • Grill steak, turning occasionally, until lightly charred and medium-rare, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a board, and let rest, 5 to 10 minutes.

  • Slice steak against the grain, and spoon tomato relish over top.