Wasabi-Miso Marinated Flank Steak

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak)
Source: Cooking Light, MARCH 2002
CL Comments: Although you may need to make a trip to the Asian market to pick up miso and mirin, look for wasabi powder in your supermarket's spice aisle; it's much milder than the kind found in Japanese markets.
Amy's Comments: This is one of those weird ingredient recipes, I admit it! I have a HUGE bag of miso paste left from the miso soup I made over the weekend, so this was perfect! The steak has a mild flavor but was SO TENDER! I would make this again for sure! (PS: It was SUPER easy)

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup yellow miso (soybean paste)
1/4 cup mirin (sweet rice wine)
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon wasabi powder
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
Cooking spray

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Combine miso mixture and steak in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 2 hours.
  2. Prepare grill or broiler.
  3. Remove steak from bag, reserving marinade. Place steak on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Grill or broil 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness, basting occasionally with reserved marinade.

NUTRITIONAL INFO:

Healthy Units: 6 per serving or CORE plus 1wpa for the entire recipe
CALORIES 252(34% from fat); FAT 9.5g (sat 3.7g,mono 3.7g,poly 1g); PROTEIN 25.2g; CHOLESTEROL 57mg; CALCIUM 20mg; SODIUM 817mg; FIBER 0.9g; IRON 2.4mg; CARBOHYDRATE 9g

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