Steak with Soy, Butter and Ginger Sauce

Karry Hosford
  • Yield: 4 servings


1 1/2pounds flank steak or boneless top blade, skirt, sirloin or rib-eye, 3/4 inch thick
1 1/2tablespoons butter
1tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2tablespoons soy sauce


  1. Preheat a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add steak and cook until nicely browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn and brown the other side, another minute or two. Remove the skillet from the heat and place steaks on a plate.
  2. When the skillet has cooled slightly, place it over medium heat. Add the butter and, when it melts, the ginger. About 30 seconds later, add the soy sauce and stir to blend. Return the steaks to the skillet, along with any of their accumulated juices. Cook the steaks for a total of about 4 minutes, turning three or four times. (If at any time the pan threatens to dry out entirely, add a couple of tablespoons of water.) At this point, the steaks will be medium-rare; cook for a little longer if you like, and serve, with the pan juices spooned over.

Recipe by Mark Bittman.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 342
  • Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat .04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 76mg
  • Sodium 580mg
  • Carbohydrate 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Protein 47g