Traeger Kitchen


Cocoa Crusted Grilled Flank Steak

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

6 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

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Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder

  • 2 Teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 Teaspoon chipotle chile powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon cumin

  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika

  • olive oil

Steps

  • 1

    Cocoa Rub: In a bowl, whisk together cocoa powder, chili powder, chipotle chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, brown sugar, kosher salt, black pepper, cumin and smoked paprika.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder

    • 2 Teaspoon chili powder

    • 1 Teaspoon chipotle chile powder

    • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder

    • 1/2 Teaspoon onion powder

    • 1 1/2 Tablespoon brown sugar

    • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

    • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

    • 1 Tablespoon cumin

    • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika

  • 2

    Lightly drizzle the flank steak with olive oil and rub the cocoa rub on both sides
    Ingredients
    • As Needed olive oil

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    Grill500 ˚F
  • 4

    Cook the flank steak directly on grill grate for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until the internal temperatures registers 135℉ on an instant-read thermometer (for medium-rare).
    Probe135 ˚F
  • 5

    Remove the flank steak from the grill and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute.
  • 6

    Slice against the grain on a sharp diagonal and serve. Enjoy!

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