Here’s a healthy barbecue entrée that capitalizes on lean flank steak, ginger and other assertive flavours from Thailand.
Sambal oelek, a paste made from fresh chilies, vinegar and salt, is used in Indonesian cooking much like our North American hot sauces, such as Tabasco. However, sambal oelek is much hotter. Look for it in the Oriental section of grocery stores as well as in Chinese markets.
Indoor oven broiling
Prepare steak as you would for barbecuing. Preheat oven broiler. Place steak on an oiled broiling pan about 4 inches (10 cm) from broiler. Broil about 3 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare steaks. Then proceed with recipe.