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Citrus Steak Salad

Toss together this super-satisfying salad for a fast meal that won't weigh you down.

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  • Servings: 4
Citrus Steak Salad

Source: Everyday Food, May 2008

Ingredients

  • 4 strip steaks (4 to 6 ounces each)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 navel oranges, peel and pith removed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, cored and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 4 carrots, cut into matchsticks

Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium. Season steaks with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cook, turning once, until medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board; let rest 5 minutes, then thinly slice crosswise. Set aside.

  2. Cut oranges to release segments; set aside. Over a medium bowl, squeeze remaining membranes to release 2 tablespoons juice; whisk in oil, honey, and ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Add lettuce, onion, carrots, and orange segments; toss to combine. Top salad with steak.

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