Vegas Strip Steak with Chimichurri & Tomatoes

The Vegas Strip steak is a relatively new cut of steak that is only available a few places with Creekstone Farms being one of them! This cut is similar to a Flat Iron Steak or a New York Strip and has wonderful steak flavor. This piece can be used for the main course or is great serves as an appetizer as well.

Vegas Strip Steak with Chimichurri & Tomatoes

Ingredients

Vegas Strip Steak

  • Creekstone Farms Vegas Strip Steak
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Oil – about 2 Tablespoons (use high temp oil such as peanut, canola or corn)

 

Chimichurri

  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bulb shallot, minced
  • 1 sprig oregano, chopped
  • 1 tsp red pepper flake
  • ¼ cup good red wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

 

Blistered Tomatoes

  • 1 ½ cups mixed cherry tomatoes
  • Oil – about 1 Tablespoon (use high temp oil such as peanut, canola or corn)
  • Kosher salt
  • Black Pepper

Instructions

Vegas Strip Steak

  • Remove Vegas Strip from refrigerator approximately 1 hour before cooking until it is room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 225. Heat an oven proof cast iron or steel pan to medium high heat.
  • Pat dry the Vegas Strip with towel and liberally season with kosher salt.
  • Add oil to the pan and heat until hot.Place vegas strip steak in pan and sear for 2 minutes or until dark caramelized brown. Then turn over and sear the other side for 1 minute.
  • Remove from stovetop and place in oven. Cook until desired internal temperature.
  • Take out of oven and place on cutting board. Season with coarse black pepper and rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

 

Chimichurri

  • Mince garlic and shallots and cover with vinegar for 15 minutes.
  • Chop parsley and oregano.
  • Add red pepper flake, salt and olive oil to the vinegar mixture then fold in chopped parsley and oregano.

 

Blistered Tomatoes

  • Heat large cast iron or steel pan on high heat.
  • Put oil in the pan then add the tomatoes when oil is hot. Gently toss the tomatoes until fully blistered.
  • Remove from pan and season with salt and pepper.

 

To Serve:

Slice the Vegas Strip Steak and lay slices onto a platter and cover with blistered tomatoes. Dress with the chimichurri and serve.