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Tropical Spicy Steak Salad

Your taste buds will tingle
Serves 6

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3/8 cup Lime Juice
3 cups Florida Grapefruit Juice
1/2 TBS crushed Coriander
1/2 TBS crushed red pepper
1 tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 cup Cream of Coconut
2 lbs trimmed beef Flank Steak
1 1/2 TBS Dijon mustard
1/4 cup + 1 TBS Olive Oil
1 1/2 lbs Mesculun or Mixed green Salad
1/2 cup sliced Red onion, 1/8 inch
1/2 cup sliced Red Bell pepper, 1/4 inch
1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, drained & rinsed
2 cups Florida Grapefruit Sections


 1.  To prepare the marinade and dressing, combine the lime juice, Florida Grapefruit Juice, coriander, crushed pepper, black pepper and cream of coconut.  Divide the liquid in half, pour the first half (the marinade) over the flank steak, cover and marinate for 24 hours.  To the second half (the dressing) slowly add the mustard and oil, while whisking, cover and refrigerate.

2.  Remove the flank steak and discard the marinade.  Pat dry and grill the flank steak for 5-6 minutes per side, remove from the grill and keep warm.  To prepare each salad, arrange 4 cups of salad greens, 1/4 oz of onion, 1/2 oz of bell pepper, 2 oz of black beans, 2 oz of grapefruit sections and 5 oz. of sliced steak (1 oz slices0 on a salad plate, and top with 3 oz. of dressing.


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