Cuban-Style Beef Flat-Iron Steak Sandwich

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Cuban-Style Beef Flat-Iron Steak Sandwich

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Cuban-Style Beef Flat-Iron Steak Sandwich


  • 1 pack Silver Fern Farms Beef Flat-Iron Steaks
  • Olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp coriander, ground
  • 2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder, ground
  • 1 Tbsp cumin, ground
  • 1 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 1 Ciabatta loaf
  • 2 cups watercress, stems, stalks removed
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 charred red capsicums, peeled, seeds removed
  • To garnish, 4 tsps French mustard, sliced dill pickles

Cuban-Style Beef Flat-Iron Steak Sandwich


Remove Silver Fern Farms Beef Flat-Iron Steaks from fridge and packaging. Season with pepper and 1 tsp olive oil. Allow to bloom at room temperature for 10 mins. Salt the Beef Flat-Iron Steaks just prior to cooking.

Grind the garlic, coriander, onion powder, chipotle powder, and cumin together in a spice grinder or mortar and pestle. Rub half of the mix over the Beef Flat-Iron Steaks. Combine the remaining spice mix into the mayonnaise and mix well. Cover and set aside.

Slice the loaf through the middle, lengthways, then into four pieces. Lightly oil the bread on one side. Heat a frying pan on a medium-high heat and grill the bread on the outsides. Set grilled bread to the side.

Heat pan to medium and grill the Flat-Iron Steaks on each side for 2-3 mins. Remove from heat, transfer to a plate and cover the meat loosely with foil to rest for 5 mins. Once rested, slice the Flat-Iron Steaks across the grain into thin pieces.

Assemble sandwiches starting with bottom four slices of bread, grill side down. Spread each slice with spicy mayonnaise, top with charred capsicums, watercress and sliced Flat -Iron steak Steaks. Serve with mustard, dill pickle and top with remaining bread.

Alternatively, you could use a sandwich press to toast the sandwiches.

Recommended Cut: Beef Flat-Iron Steaks

Our expert Master Graders only select the best beef that meets the rigorous standards of our unique Eating Quality System®. Named for their unique shape, these Beef Flat-Iron Steaks are removed from the shoulder, and are surprisingly tender and naturally marbled.

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