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Flat Iron Steak Grilled to a 'Tea'

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"Mustard and tea leaves add flavor and keeps steak moist. My dad made this when we were young and everyone (including my mother) was saying 'Ewwww, yuck!' Well, after we tasted it we were literally begging for more! The tea and mustard make a delicious, flavorful crust which keeps the inside tender and juicy."
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20 m servings 332
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Rub a generous amount of salt over each steak. Spread a thick layer of mustard on each side of each steak. Sprinkle tea leaves over each steak until mustard is completely covered.
  3. Cook the steaks on the preheated grill until desired degree of doneness is reached, 5 to 10 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C).


  • Cook's Note:
  • Tetley® or Lipton® tea bags are recommended.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 332 calories; 20.5 0.8 35.8 116 303 Full nutrition

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When I saw this recipe I had to try it. It's one of those things that make me ask "what made this person come up with this recipe?" Anyway, the steak is very tasty and very juicy. However, th...

I made this steak for dinner last night and ultimately - we found the flavors a bit too sharp for our liking.Skirt steak is a tougher cut of meat, so I do recommend tenderizing the steak before ...