Ask a chef and they’ll tell you that flank steak is one of the most underrated cuts of beef. It may not be the first type of steak that comes to mind, but you’ve probably had it at least a few times before. It pops up in everything from Chinese stir-fry to steak tacos, and with good reason. It’s an extremely versatile cut that can easily be grilled, broiled or braised quickly and flavorfully. Plus, it won’t break the bank, like other cuts of meat. (We’re looking at you, filet mignon.) So head to your local butcher and try one of these 11 foolproof flank steak recipes.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Lemon-Herb Sauce

The key to bold steak flavors? A quick, one-hour herb-and-garlic marinade. Eat it now and thank us later.

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Ramen Noodles with Marinated Steak and Broccoli

In less than 30 minutes, you can whip up Coterie member Heidi Larsen’s takeout-worthy dish. It’s a combo of flank steak, broccoli florets and—believe it or not—instant ramen noodles.

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Flank Steak Tacos with Cucumber Salsa

Beef and tacos go together like peanut butter and jelly, and this flank steak version is a must try. (You might want to make a double batch of the cucumber and scallion salsa.)

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Mustard Marinated Flank Steak and Arugula Salad

Mustard pairs fabulously with hamburgers. Why not add some to your flank steak marinade? Dijon mustard adds a nice tang to the arugula salad, too.

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30-Minute Vietnamese Beef and Crispy Rice Bowl

This one-pan dish features tons of Vietnamese flavor, thanks to two tasty ingredients: oyster sauce and fish sauce.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Balsamic-Mint Fig Salsa

We can’t say we ever thought about topping flank steak (or any steak for that matter) with balsamic-dressed figs and mint. We had no idea what we were missing.

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Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak with Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Coterie member Katie Workman knows how to step up the barbecue. Complement the heat of this ancho chili-rubbed flank steak with a grilled corn, cherry tomato and avocado salad.

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Asian Steak Pepper Kabobs

There’s just something about meat on a stick that makes dinner extra fun. Spice up your meal with these Asian-inspired flank steak kabobs.

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Thai Beef Bowls with Rice Noodles

Stir-fry doesn’t have to involve rice. Case in point? This stir-fried flank steak tossed with vermicelli, lettuce, snap peas and red chili peppers.

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French Dip Sandwich

The key ingredient in this classic sandwich? Flank steak. (And don’t forget the au jus.)

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Garlic Sesame Noodles

Trust us: You can’t go wrong with this 30-minute noodle recipe. Chopsticks are optional but encouraged.

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