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grilled flat iron steaks, sliced on wooden platter with fork & knife

Grilled Flat Iron Steak recipe

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This tender and juicy flat iron steak recipe is seasoned with a blend of spices and grilled to perfection. 

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x


  • 4- 6 oz  Chairman’s Reserve® flat iron steaks

For the spice rub:

  • 1 Tbsp smoked  salt
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp parsley flakes
  • 2 Tsp berbere spice
  • 1 Tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp maple java spice

For the blue cheese dip:

  • 1/2 C crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 Tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/4 C mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Using a mortar and pestle, add smoked salt and black pepper along with cumin seeds and grind.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl and add parsley, garlic powder, berbere and maple have spice and mix to combine. ( you can substitute espresso for the maple java and smoked paprika for the berbere if you can’t source them).
  3. Laying you steaks out on a board coat both sides of steaks with the spice and rub into the meat. Transfer to a plate and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Heat grill up to 400° and start making blue cheese dip.
  5. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, blue cheese crumbles, salt and pepper to taste. Allow to refrigerate while steaks are cooking.
  6. Using olive oil, brush both sides of steaks. Place on hot grill and cook for 4 minutes on each side to obtain a medium doneness (cooking time with vary by desired doneness).
  7. When steaks are done, allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Serve with your favorite vegetables and blue cheese dip.


Having trouble finding some spices in this recipe? Use the following:

  • substitute espresso for the maple java 
  • substitute smoked paprika for the berbere 
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Category: grilling


  • Serving Size: 1 steak
  • Calories: 273
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 2048.6 mg
  • Fat: 24.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.3 mg

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