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T-Rex Flat Iron steaks!

Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
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<p />Just after they came off the cooker.[p]IMG_8355.jpg[p]Another shot.[p]These things are great! I would have never known about these cuts had it not been for the forum. They're a bit like the fajita meat I buy, but the flavor is excellent. I'd recommend these to anyone looking for an alternative cut to the ribeye or strip steaks.


  • AlaskanCAlaskanC Posts: 1,346
    Ooooh weird.... we must have been separated at birth or something... I was just getting ready to head out to put 4 flat iron steaks on to make fajitas!![p]*insert twilight zone music*[p]:0)
  • JeevesJeeves Posts: 461
    What are flat iron steaks?[p]I know about flank steaks and (bad) ribeyes, t-bones, ks strips, porters.... but what are Flat Irons?
  • Jeeves,[p]Did a few Tri-Tips last week and now am going for hanger and flat iron.[p]Here is what Mr Google says:[p]
  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    Jeeves,[p]It is a chuck steak of sorts...tastes a bit like a flank, but with a better texture. Ask Mark the butcher at HEB to cut you some...he and Eric knew exactly what I was talking about when I asked them. Even the label printed out as a Flat Iron.[p]
    [ul][li]Flat Iron steak[/ul]
  • JeevesJeeves Posts: 461
    620 or 1431?

  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
  • Beanie-Bean,[p]Here is a link to instructions on how to carve your own flat iron steaks from Boneless Beef Chuck Top Blade Roasts. I have not tried this yet but have tried flat iron steaks on the egg and they are great.[p]Cheers!
    [ul][li]Flat Iron info...[/ul]
  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    Pace Yourself,[p]Thanks for the info! I'll know how to do it next go-round.[p]-Mike[p]
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