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Southwest Flank Steak With Chili Potatoes

From the first bite of trying this recipe I knew I would be blogging about it. Super easy weeknight meal and extra delicious. What’s great about this dish is that you can use the left over steak for salads and wraps the  next day–which turns it into a totally different meal. I added a few more veggies into the potato mixture which helped beef up the side dish.  I would have never thought to use a packet of chili seasoning to cook an entire meal! So good and I didn’t feel one bit guilty eating this meal.

Prep: 10 minutes 
Cook: 25 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons chili seasoning mix (1.25-oz packet), divided
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 lb flank steak
  • 1 (20-oz) bag refrigerated diced potatoes (if you don’t want to buy diced potatoes you can make your own fresh ones–that’s what I did)
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided


  1. Position oven rack 6 inches from broiler, then preheat oven on broil. Combine 3 tablespoons chili seasoning, brown sugar, cumin, oregano, salt, and lime juice; spread evenly over steak.
  2. Place steak on baking sheet; drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil. Broil 2–3 minutes on first side: turn steak and broil 5–7 more minutes or until 145°F (for medium-rare). Let steak stand 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Combine 1 tablespoon chili seasoning and 2 tablespoons oil in a mixing bowl and whisk until combined. Add potatoes, onions, bell pepper, and mushrooms into the sauce mixture. make sure everything has been coated with the sauce. Place potatoes on pan; cook and stir 8–10 minutes or until potatoes are browned and tender.
  4. Slice steak thinly, cutting across the grain of the meat, and serve over potatoes.

Side Suggestions: steamed green beans, corn bread muffins, and salad


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2 Responses to “Southwest Flank Steak With Chili Potatoes”

  1. lovethebeach16 posted on April 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm (#)

    This looks great. I can't wait to try it.

  2. Katie posted on April 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm (#)

    Thank you! This is such an easy recipe! I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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