Guide to Beef Cuts

Beef Portioned Outer Skirt Steaks

The skirt steak is a long, flavorful cut from the plate with a strong muscle grain. While inner skirt steaks are less expensive and the classic fajita cut, outer skirt steaks are prized as a more affordable center of plate cut. They contain intramuscular fat that helps keep them juicy & flavorful after high heat cooking methods.

For optimal tenderness, skirt steaks should be cooked no further than medium rare & sliced against the grain. They’re an excellent choice for marinating.

These skirt steaks have had their outer fat & membrane peeled off, before being cut into single serving portions.

Applications: Sear, Broil, Grill, Roast, Pan Roast or Sous Vide.



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