If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to cook flank steak, the Ninja Foodi Deluxe is a great option. With its versatile cooking functions, you can achieve a perfectly cooked flank steak in no time. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to cook flank steak in a Ninja Foodi Deluxe using the sear and pressure cook functions.


  • 1 pound flank steak
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup beef broth or stock


Step 1: Prepare the Flank Steak

The first step in cooking flank steak in a Ninja Foodi Deluxe is to prepare the meat. Start by seasoning your flank steak with kosher salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Rub the seasoning into the meat so that it’s evenly coated.

Note: You can also marinate your flank steak for added flavor, but it’s not necessary for this recipe.

Step 2: Sear the Flank Steak

The Ninja Foodi Deluxe comes with a sear function that allows you to brown your meat before pressure cooking it. This step is optional but recommended as it adds an extra layer of flavor and texture to the dish.

  1. Select the sear function on your Ninja Foodi Deluxe.
  2. Sear function on Ninja Foodi Deluxe

  3. Once the machine is hot, add a tablespoon of olive oil to the pot.com/150″ alt=”Olive oil in Ninja Foodi Deluxe”>
  4. Place the flank steak in the pot and sear it for 2-3 minutes on each side until it’s browned.com/150″ alt=”Flank steak being seared in Ninja Foodi Deluxe”>

Step 3: Pressure Cook the Flank Steak

The next step is to pressure cook the flank steak. This function allows you to cook your meat quickly and evenly.

  1. Add one cup of beef broth or stock to your Ninja Foodi Deluxe pot.com/150″ alt=”Beef broth in Ninja Foodi Deluxe”>
  2. Place the seared flank steak on top of the broth.com/150″ alt=”Flank steak in Ninja Foodi Deluxe”>
  3. Select the pressure cook function on your machine and set it to high pressure for 10 minutes.
  4. Pressure cook function on Ninja Foodi Deluxe

    Note: Make sure that the valve is set to “seal” and not “vent”.

  5. Once the cooking time is complete, allow for a natural pressure release (NPR) for about five minutes before opening the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  6. Natural Pressure Release on Ninja Foodi Deluxe

  7. Remove the flank steak from the pot and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it against the grain.com/150″ alt=”Sliced Flank Steak from Ninja Foodi Deluxe”>

Step 4: Enjoy!

Your perfectly cooked flank steak is ready to be enjoyed! Serve it with your favorite sides like roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes.

Note: You can also use the leftover meat to make delicious sandwiches or salads.

Final Thoughts

Cooking flank steak in a Ninja Foodi Deluxe is simple and hassle-free. With just a few steps, you can achieve a tender and flavorful dish that’s sure to impress.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with different seasonings and marinades to personalize your recipe. Happy cooking!