Southwest Flat Iron Steak

easy
2 hrs 20 mins
Serves 2-3
by
Southwestern Flat Iron Steak

Easily one of my favorite cuts of meat to cook over a wood fire. The flat iron steak is an impossibly tender and forgiving cut that comes from the “usually tough” chuck shoulder.

 

This delicious Southwest seasoning works well with a hardwood smoke like Mesquite, Hickory, or Oak. If you don’t have access to a hardwood, you will still get good results with any fruit wood.

 

Tip: Although we should always try to gather the freshest ingredients, a vacuum packed steak with a long shelf life will actually get more tender as it approaches the sell date.

Serves (1.5 pound flat iron steak serves 2-3)

For another delicious steak recipe, try my Perfect Campfire Ribeye

Southwest Flat Iron Steak

easy
2 hrs 20 mins
Serves 2-3

Ingredients

My Southwest Seasonng

Directions

  1. Season the steak liberally several hours before cooking to allow the flavors to blend.
  2. Grill over a wood fire or charcoal with smoking chips added, turning once until the internal temperature reaches 140 F (Medium Rare).
  3. Allow the steak to rest for about 5-10 minutes before slicing into ½ thick pieces (against the grain).
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