Sous Vide Asian Marinated Flank Steak

Asian Marinated sous vide Flank Steak

Sous Vide Asian Marinated Flank Steak

This sous vide asian marinated flank steak is a straight mouthgasm. First off, sous vide flank steak is simply unbelievable. It is insanely tender and juicy with great flavor. The definition of perfection. Then you add a marinade of soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic to the steak and you have the perfect flavor profile.

Do yourself a favor and make this recipe stat.

Time and Temperature

Through loads of experimentation, we’ve found that cooking flank steak at 54C/129F for 2 hours is the perfect combo. Cooking the flank steak for two hours break down the connective tissue (collagen), which results in extremely tender, juicy beef. Also, cooking the steak at a temperature of 129F ensures that the beef is a beautiful medium rare with great texture. Just make sure you have a reliable sous vide that accurately regulates the temperature of the bath or your results may vary (check out the Anova or Joule). For other time and temperature options, check out our cooking guide here.

Special Equipment

Although you only need a sous vide machine for this recipe, it helps to know you are equipped with the best kitchen tools possible. Below are equipment we feel will give this recipe an extra boost. You can also check out our full list of recommended gear here.

Cast Iron Skillet – If you are looking to take your searing game to the next level, we recommend you invest in a cast iron skillet. By using a cast iron in this recipe, you’ll achieve a deep sear on the flank steak. Cast irons are also extremely handy for searing just about any and all sous vide meat. Lodge offers the best quality and price, which is why it is our favorite cast iron brand.

Asian Marinated sous vide Flank Steak
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Sous Vide Asian Marinated Flank Steak

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword asian, beef, flank steak, marinated, sous vide, steak
Prep Time 5 minutes
Hands-On Cook Time 5 minutes
Sous Vide Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs flank steak
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • toasted sesame seeds, garnish
  • green onions, sliced for garnish
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

Preparation

  1. Set sous vide machine to 54C/129F.

  2. In a bowl, mix together soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic.

  3. Put the flank steak in a freezer bag with the sauce mixture, and remove the air through a vacuum sealer or the displacement method. Drop beef in the bath for 2 hours.

Finishing

  1. Remove bag from bath. Take steak out of the bag, pat dry and lightly season with salt and pepper to taste. 

  2. Heat a large skillet on high and add oil. Sear for 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and place on plate to rest. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions, serve and enjoy!

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    Jeff P
    September 29, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Wow! This recipe is everything. The marinade makes the flank steak incredible.

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