Flank Steak

Flank Steak

Ideal for marinating, grilling to medium and slicing thinly against the grain, the Flank steak is a lean economical choice offering up wonderful flavor. Widely used as an alternative to skirt steak, the cut is used in many wonderful dishes like carne asada, fajitas, and stir-fries. Flank steak is also a great cut to try with a moist cooking method, such as braising, to bring out the flavor and tenderness (cooking no more than to a medium temperature).

Recipes Using This Cut

Meat Counter

Navigating the meat counter at the grocery store can be fun and easy, once you know what you’re looking for. When it comes to buying high quality beef, look for a brand name you can trust like High River Angus, and then pick a cut or grind best suited to what you need.

Don’t know which cut to pick? We love this handy interactive butcher counter at BeefItsWhatsforDinner.com helping you select the right cut for your meals.

This handy guide from Canada Beef gives a cut by cut breakdown showing which cut comes from where, and what it will be called in the meat counter. It even gives some tips for cooking with recipes.


Taking advantage of sales is a handy way to boost your beef budget, but you’ll want to remember to store your beef properly in the freezer and always defrost in the fridge, never on the counter. For helpful guides on buying, storing, and preparing your beef safely we love this guide from MeatSafety.org

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