Asian Spiced Flank Steak with Shiitake Barbecue Sauce

Total Time:
2 hr 25 min
30 min
1 hr 30 min
25 min

4 servings

  • 3 pounds flank steak
  • 4 tablespoons Emeril's Asian Spice Blend, recipe follows
  • Shiitake Barbecue Sauce, recipe follows
  • 10 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tablespoons sesame or peanut oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 -inch piece gingerroot, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup bamboo shoots
  • 1 bok choy, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup mushroom-soaking water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch diluted in 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame, roasted peanut, or chili oil
  • Salt
  • Emeril's Asian Spice Blend:
  • 1 tablespoon 5-spice powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • Shiitake Barbecue Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced shittake mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
Flank Steak:
  • Rub flank steak with spice blend. Let marinate for 1 hour or refrigerate overnight.

  • Preheat grill or broiler. Grill or broil steak on both sides for 6 minutes. Remove and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

  • Stir-Fry:

  • Cover the mushrooms with 1 cup warm water and soak for 20 minutes. Reserve the liquid, discard the stems, and slice the caps into strips.

  • Heat wok with 2 tablespoons oil. Stir-fry garlic ginger, onion and mushrooms for 1 minute, then add the remaining vegetables. Stir-fry for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Add soy sauce, mushroom water, and cornstarch. Cook until slightly thickened. Drizzle with dark sesame oil, and season with salt.

  • To Plate:

  • Place Stir Fried Vegetables on platter. Thinly slice steak against the grain and fan over vegetables. Drizzle with Shiitake Barbecue Sauce.

Emeril's Asian Spice Blend:
  • In a small bowl, blend all the ingredients. Keep in an airtight container until ready to use.

Shiitake Barbecue Sauce:
  • Place a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and saute until they begin to give up their liquid, about 4 minutes. Add the sesame oil, soy sauce, orange juice and zest and cook for 2 minutes.

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