Flank steak and brisket have reputations as being tricky to cook, but they are among the most flavorful cuts of beef. Both come from the underside of the cow, with the brisket coming from the breast portion, while the flank is found closer to the belly, along the sides.
What is a chuck eye steak? It is often referred to as the poor man’s rib eye and that is for good reason. Rib eyes are cut from the 6 th to the 12 th rib of the cow. The chuck eye is cut off the 5 th rib. Don’t confuse them with chuck steaks. These are chuck EYE steaks. There are only two chuck eye steaks per cow so they aren’t always available.
The center cut of the tenderloin is used for steaks including the filet mignon, Chateaubriand steak, and beef Wellington. Chateaubriand is cut from the thicker end of the tenderloin. Porterhouse and T-bone steaks include the filet mignon as the medallion of meat on one side of the bone.
New York Strip Steaks: Boneless or Bone-In. Strip steaks are usually boneless, but the bone-in version is sometimes called a shell steak or club steak. The bone adds flavor and moisture, in addition to making it more impressive-looking, which is why you often see them served in restaurants.
A rib steak, ribeye steak and a prime rib roast are essentially the same cut of beef. A multiple “prime rib roast” is slow-roasted in the oven. When individually sliced between the ribs, it becomes a steak that is best when grilled or broiled.
The rib eye is boneless and the rib steak includes the rib bone. Both the Rib Eye and Rib Steak cuts are carved from the ribs spanning the sixth and twelfth ribs of the beef. USDA Prime Certified is the best creating the buttery, juicy flavor because if its rich fat marbling.
A Porterhouse is the "King of the T-Bones". Diagram Showing Beef Cuts Both are cut from the short loin area of the beef. A center "T-Shaped Bone" divides two sides of the steak. On one side is a tenderloin filet and the other is a top loin which is better known as the New York Strip Steak. When the bone is removed, the result is two distinctly different steaks. A Filet and a New York Strip.
Top sirloin is a cut of meat from the primal loin, subprimal sirloin, of a beef carcass. Top sirloin steaks differ from sirloin steaks in that the bone and the tenderloin and bottom round muscles have been removed; the remaining major muscles are the gluteus medius and biceps femoris (top sirloin cap steak).