Food.com offers a recipe for grilled flat-iron steak, and MarthaStewart.com features a recipe for seared flat-iron steak with wine sauce. You can cook either recipe in a cast-iron skillet or heavy-bottomed skillet or on a grill.
A flat iron steak is a steak cut from the shoulder of the cow. The cut of meat the steak comes from is dissected by a band of tough connective tissue, and scientists figured out a way to remove it and create the flat iron steak.
Flat iron steak is suitable for grilling and pan frying. It can benefit from marinating and should not be cooked past medium for best texture and taste.
To marinate a steak, leave it overnight in a mixture of soy sauce, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder. The garlic taste gets stronger the longer the steak marinates in the mixture.
There are many simple ways to prepare steak including on the grill, in an oven or in a skillet. No matter what the cooking method, the recipes can be as simple as basting the steak with garlic butter or as elaborate as using the steak to make beef stroganoff.
Emeril Lagasse has a recipe for round steak that has high ratings on the Food Network website, earning 5 out of 5 stars based on 72 user reviews, as of 2015. This recipe features onions and peppers and makes about six servings.
McCormick's simple pepper steak recipe uses brown gravy, soy sauce and ground ginger, while Campbell's Kitchen offers a version with beef broth, soy sauce and garlic powder. Both pepper steak recipes are easy to make and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
For an easy cubed steak recipe, dredge cubed steak in a crumb mixture, cook in a skillet, and cover with gravy. Another recipe uses cubed steak to make country-fried steaks.
A simple recipe for preparing cubed steak involves coating the steaks in an egg wash, dredging them in breadcrumbs and cooking them in a lightly oiled skillet. After the steaks are cooked, a tomato sauce is made in the skillet and served with the steaks.
To use a flat iron, apply a styling cream and heat-protective spray to damp hair, dry your hair thoroughly, and iron your hair in 1-inch sections, working through each layer. Rub a serum gloss on your hair for extra shine and to keep hair in place once it is ironed.