Best Beef Cuts
If you are steak fan, and you are trying to decide what to grill for today, you came to the right place. We gathered all of our favorite steak cuts for you including strip steak, filet mignon, and porterhouse.
1) Strip Steak
A tender cut that is also lean and perfect for grilling. This cut is also referred to as New York Strip Steak. It is a loin cut from the area below the backbone which is the most tender and popular cut of beef. You can bbq grill, pan-broil, broil or smoke this cut and each method will give you a delicious, juicy result at the end. This cut is an excellent source of protein, and vitamin B. It is also a good source of iron and potassium. A cut of New York strip steak contains 160 calories, 2.3 g of fat, 25 g of protein, 1.6 mg of iron and 4.5 mg of zinc. This cut costs around $12.99 - $14.99 a pound.
Here is a video of the master Gordon Ramsay showing the perfect way to cook a NY strip steak
2) Top Sirloin Steak
This is a delicious cut that is juicy and it has lots of flavor. This cut is also referred as London Broil. You can serve it as a regular steak or make delicious shish kebabs with it. The sirloin cut is between loin and round sections. Top sirloin is great for grilling with vegetables while the bottom butt cut is good for roasting. You can also pan-broil, stir-fry, and bbq this meat and get a delicious result. Top sirloin cut has 150 calories, 1.9 g of saturated fat, 26 g of protein, 1.6 mg of iron and 4.8 mg of zinc. This cut costs around $5.99 - $7.99 a pound.
3) T-Bone Steak
This cut is very similar to porterhouse but smaller. It is a very tender cut and gives the same satisfaction. Meat that is closer to the bone is always the most delicious, and t-bone cut proves that. This cut is perfect for grilling. This is loin cut like New York strip steak, and is one of the most popular cuts of beef. T-bone contains 180 calories, 3.5 g of saturated fat, 23 g of protein, 3 mg of iron and 3.9 mg of zinc. This steak will cost you $10.99 a pound.
4) Filet Mignon (Tenderloin Steak)
This cut is the most tender of them all. It is as tender as it gets. A loin cut that is very lean and has a buttery texture. It is boneless and pricey. You can grill or broil this tender cut. It is also commonly used to make the famous Beef Wellington. This cut has 170 calories, 2.8 g of saturated fat, 26 g of protein, 3 mg of iron, and 3.9 mg of zinc. It will cost you around $13.99 a pound.
5) Porterhouse Steak
Our favorite cut. It is an amazing combination of strip and tenderloin. This cut is usually big enough for 2 people. If you are very hungry, and looking for a flavorful, delicious juicy steak, this cut is the perfect option. This steak is perfect when cooked medium rare. It has 180 calories, 3.4 g of saturated fat, 24 g of protein, 2.7 mg of iron and 3.9 g of zinc. It will cost you around $10.99 a pound.
If you are visiting or living in NYC, you should definitely try the porterhouse in Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Tribeca and pair it with one of their delicious red wines.
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