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Lemon Garlic Butter Steak and Zucchini Noodles Recipe

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1 1/2 lb Flank Steak, sliced against the grain
4 Medium Zucchini
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
4 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 Tablespoons Butter
1 Lemon, Juice and Zest
1/4 Cup Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
1/4 Cup Chopped Parsley
1/4 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Salt and Fresh Cracked Pepper, to taste

1/3 Cup Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
1/4 Cup Lemon Juice
1/2 Cup Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Sriracha Sauce (or any hot chili sauce you like)

Combine the ingredients for the marinade in an airtight container or a Ziploc bag. Add the steak strips into the marinade and seal and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to one hour.

In the meantime, wash and trim the ends of the zucchini. Using a spiralizer, make the zucchini noodles, then set aside.

Bring the steak to room temperature and heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat reserve the juices of the marinade for later. Add the steak strips in one layer and season with salt and pepper. Cook for one minute without stirring.

Add minced garlic, then stir the steak for another minute or two to cook the other side. Remove the steak from the skillet and set aside to a plate.

In the same skillet, add butter, lemon juice and zest, red pepper flakes, chicken broth, and remaining marinade juices. Bring to a simmer and allow to reduce for 2-3 minutes, stirring regularly.

Stir in the fresh parsley, then add the zucchini noodles and toss for two to three minutes to cook it up. Allow the cooking juices to reduce for one minute if the zucchini renders too much water. Add the steak strips back to the pan and stir for another minute. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you don't have a spiralizer, most grocery stores now sell zucchini noodles that have already been spiralized.

Zucchini tends to render a lot of water when cooking, so you can sprinkle with salt after spiralizing and allow to sit for a couple of minutes to take off excess water. Rinse well to get rid of salt and drain thoroughly in a colander before cooking.




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