This article goes into detail about what is flank steak and a good guide on how to bake or broil this particular steak. Many people we have come across have asked where does flank steak come from or what part of the cow does flank steak come from. The flank steak is a beef steak cut from the belly muscles of the steer, and is long and flat. The flank steaks best known application is London Broil. A very popular question that people have been asking us is what is the best way to cook flank steak. There are many opinions on this particular topic.

Flank steak is known for being a tougher part of the cow, therefore many flank recipes use marinades or moist cooking methods such as braising. It is also used in barbecue cooking in slow and low smoking time and temperature. We recommend grilling flank steak but you can also broil it. Another question that many people are asking is how long do I bake a flank steak? What it takes to cook flank steak is actually a pretty easy process.

You will want to cook flank steak a lot longer than your other cuts of steak. We recommend you use a temperature of 300 - 325 degrees and use just a little bit of liquid in order to keep a good environment. Flank steaks can take up to 1-3 hours of slow and low moist baking in order to achieve tenderness. Many people have been also asking how long do I broil flank steak? Even though broiling is probably not the best cooking technique option, we have a few pointers for you to follow. The Flank Steak will turn out the best if it is marinated over night or for at least over 8 hours.

If you want the steak to turn out medium, cook the steak about 7 minutes on each side. Slice the flank steak thin against the grain for tenderness.