Guide to Beef Cuts

Beef Flap Meat

Synonyms: Flap Steak, Bavette d’Aloyau, Bistro Steak, Steak Tips

Beef flap meat is a very thin cut from the bottom sirloin. It has a texture and flavor somewhat similar to skirt steak, but is less prized (and thus less expensive). It’s frequently used in tacos, carne asada, stir fry & other sliced or chopped applications.

Like skirt & flank steaks, flap meat needs to be very thinly sliced across the grain & should be cooked over high, dry heat no further than medium rare for optimum tenderness. It absorbs marinades very well and offers great yield.

Applications: Grill, Sear, Saute or Stir Fry.



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