May 09, 2011

Cel-Ray Citrus Flank Steak



Ingredients:
2 lb flank steak
12 oz can Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray soda
1 lemon, sliced thinly
2 oranges, sliced thinly
dash hot sauce
salt
pepper

Directions:
Place all ingredients in a resealable bag or marinating container. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Prep outdoor or indoor grill. Grill until steak is of desired doneness. (Keep an eye on it, it easily can over cook) Cover in foil for a couple of minutes, slice and serve.

My thoughts:
A super quick easy recipe for today. I've made this both inside and outside and each time I am suprised by how much I liked it so I thought I'd share. It is slightly sweet and caramelized on the outside and the citrus flavor shines through. Plus, who doesn't want to find a new use for a celery flavored soda.

6 comments:

  1. does this end up tasting like celery? i hate hate hate celery, but this recipe sounds really intriguing...i love citrus and i'm sure the soda helps tenderize the steak. if the end product does taste like celery, could i use another soda instead (and if so, what would you recommend?)

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  2. I have never even CONTEMPLATED celery-flavored soda, that I know of. Where is this stuff sold? That is pretty awesome.

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  3. Safeway? Pretty much all of the grocery stores around here sell it. Sandwich shops too.

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  4. The steak really doesn't taste like celery. Frankly the soda isn't that celery-y either so the little left on the meat just tastes like citrus.

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  5. I love grilling flank steak. As fond as I am of my go-to marinade, I could really use something different. Thanks for the idea. I've bought a couple of different kinds of Dr. Brown's sodas for my kids -- hopefully cel-ray won't be too hard to find.

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  6. I've never heard of that soda before, but I can imagine that it would give a refreshing taste to the marinade.

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