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Hoisin Flank Steak with Cucumber Salad, Lime Juice and Fresh Ginger

Serves 4


  • 3  tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1  teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1  (450g) flank steak, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 500mL thinly sliced seeded peeled cucumber
  • 60mL thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 60mL matchstick-cut carrot
  • 1  tablespoon sugar
  • 1  tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2  tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2  teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1/8  teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Brush steak with half of hoisin mixture.
  4. Place steak on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  5. Broil for 6 minutes.
  6. Turn steak over; brush with remaining hoisin mixture.
  7. Broil 6 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.
  8. Place steak on a cutting board; let stand 5 minutes.
  9. Combine cucumber and remaining ingredients in a bowl; toss to combine.
  10. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices.
  11. Serve with cucumber salad
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