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Steak with Aminos-Lime Butter
sauteed bok choy and cauliflower with garlic

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min
This aminos-lime butter makes a luscious steak sauce. Fire up that grill and enjoy this simple weeknight meal.
Smarts: Flavored butters are easy to scale, so make more - they can be frozen for 6 to 8 months and are great for throwing on proteins and veggies!
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Steak with Aminos-Lime Butter:
  • Steak, flank, skirt or hangar - 1 1/4 lb
  • Green onions - 1 stalk, chopped finely
  • Butter, grassfed - 3 Tbsp
  • Bragg's / coconut aminos - 1 Tbsp
  • Lime juice - 1 tsp
Sauteed Bok Choy and Cauliflower with Garlic:
  • Garlic - 3 cloves, sliced
  • Cauliflower - 1 lb, chopped
  • Baby bok choy - 3/4 lb, chopped (sub regular bok choy or zucchini)
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Bragg's / coconut aminos - 2 to 4 tsp

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Prep

  1. Steak - Season with salt and pepper and tenderize with a fork. (Can be done up to 1 day ahead)
  2. Garlic / Green onions - Slice. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Cauliflower - Chop. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  4. Bok choy - Halve bok choy lengthwise and then rinse thoroughly in cold water in case any dirt got trapped in the stems. Drain and then chop. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  5. Make aminos-lime butter - Soften butter in microwave for ~10 seconds. Mash in aminos, lime juice, and green onions. If you like spice, add in a few drops of your favorite hot sauce. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Par-cook cauliflower by placing into a microwave-safe container. Cover with a damp paper towel and microwave for 2 1/2 minutes.
  2. If making steak on grill: Preheat grill to 500F / 260C degrees. Clean grates and brush with some oil. Place steak over direct heat. Sear steak for ~4 minutes on each side with the cover closed. Move steak to indirect heat and cook until it reaches desired level of doneness. Medium-rare: 130F / 54C degrees (~3 minutes); Medium: 140F / 60C degrees (~6 minutes); Well-done: 160F / 71C degrees (~10 minutes).
  3. If making steak on stovetop / oven: Heat grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Brush with cooking oil. Place steak onto hot pan. Sear steak for ~4 minutes on each side. Lower heat to medium, cover with foil, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes for medium-rare; another 4 to 7 minutes for medium; 8 to 10 minutes for well-done.
  4. While steak cooks, heat a skillet or saute pan over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then chopped bok choy to the pan. Saute for ~3 minutes and then add sliced garlic and cauliflower. Saute veggies until they’re tender but still crispy, another 3 to 5 minutes. Finish with aminos. Season with salt and pepper and some lime juice if desired.
  5. After steak is done, rest for ~5 minutes, keeping covered with foil, before slicing against the grain. Enjoy steak and bok choy and cauliflower, spreading aminos-lime butter over steak and veggies. Add more lime juice to veggies as needed.

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (156)
Gluten-free (5)
Paleo (17)
Vegetarian (17)

71 reviews

Forgot to buy butter from the store, ended up improvising by drizzling a lime juice/miso slurry on the steak as I seared the first side, still turned out deliciously!

By: Andrea
Posted: Apr 20, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The miso lime butter was the perfect touch to take this recipe from good to great!

By: Lisa
Posted: Apr 03, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Good, but didn't like it as much as I thought I would.

By: Michelle
Posted: Mar 07, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Made some New York steak with miso lime butter and it was phenomenal! Made different sides for ourselves but loved every bit of the butter!!

By: Krissi
Posted: Dec 28, 2015
Diet: Original
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Miso lime butter was way too strong and salty, though it may have been from using miso soup powder instead of miso paste. Bok choy was good; it cooks down a lot so I would double next time for more greens.

By: Sidney
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
Diet: Original
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Great! Loved the miso lime butter. I cut everything up for leftovers and ate it like a steak bowl, which was even better! Could have used WAY more bok choy, though.

By: Angela
Posted: Sep 03, 2015
Diet: Original
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