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The Flat Iron is a top blade, or shoulder cut. Arguably the second most tender cut (considered by some a tough cut that needs marinating) if prepared correctly. Despite the ‘Old World’ sounding name, the Flat Iron is actually a new cut (developed in 2002). A must try for the adventurous amateur chef.
A quick light marinade is preferred. grill or pan sear quickly over medium-high heat. As with most grass-fed beef, serve medium-rare to rare and cut across the grain.More information on this incredible cut:
Recipes & Tips:
- Epicurious.com: Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Chimichurri Sauce (warning: lots of garlic!)
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