1-1/2 pounds beef Flat Iron Steak
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dried sage
4 tablespoons softened ghee or butter
1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, minced
Combine oil, vinegar and sage in a small bowl. Place beef into food-safe container or plastic bag; turn to coat. Close container and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
Add wood chunks, chips or pellets to smoker according to manufacturer’s instructions.
Preheat smoker to 225°F.
Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on top rack and set timer for 10 to 15 minutes, depending on amount of smoke flavor desired.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl blend ghee, parsley and oregano. Place on plastic wrap and shape into log. Wrap well and refrigerate until ready to use.
When beef is done smoking, carefully remove steak from smoker.
Heat large skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steak in skillet; cook 8 to 11 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
Top or serve with slice of herbed ghee.
Nutrition information per serving: 290 Calories; 196.2 kcal Calories from fat; 21.8 g Total Fat; 10 g Saturated Fat; 0.4 g Trans Fat; 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 8.7 g Monounsaturated Fat; 93 mg Cholesterol; 261 mg Sodium; 1 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.2 g Dietary Fiber; 22 g Protein; 0 mg Calcium; 2.6 mg Iron; 291 mg Potassium; 0.3 mg Riboflavin; 3.3 mg Niacin; 0.3 mg Vitamin B6; 5.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 176 mg Phosphorus; 7.8 mg Zinc; 33 mcg Selenium; 94.1 mg Choline;