Flat Irons (also known as a top blade steak) are quickly becoming a favorite among steak lovers. Chicago Steak Company supplies tender, juicy, and plenty of beefy flavor Flat Iron Steaks - what more can you ask for? Wet Aged to perfection, our prime beef for sale including Premium Angus Beef Flat Iron steaks are great for grilling, broiling or pan frying.
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Teriyaki Pineapple Steak Marinade Recipe
2lbsAngus Beef Flat Iron Steaks
1/4cupCrushed Pineapples with Juice
1/4cupDark Brown Sugar
Salt & Pepperto taste
In a shallow mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except for the flat iron steak. Mix thoroughly until all ingredients are combined and there’s no sign of separation.
Place the marinade in a seal-able plastic bag.
Add uncooked flat iron steak, turning to ensure that all steaks are coated with the marinade evenly.
Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, but 1 hour is ideal.
About 30 minutes before you’re ready to cook your flat irons, remove them from the refrigerator and allow them to sit at room temperature.
Preheat a cast-iron skillet on medium-high.
Place flat iron pieces on the skillet, allowing them to cook for 4 to 6 minutes.
Garnish with some extra crushed pineapple and juice, if desired.
You can also grill your flat irons over medium-high heat for just a couple of minutes on each side. This marinade also works well for skewers; just cut the flat irons into slightly larger chunks instead of strips before marinating!
Flat Iron Nutrition Facts
Calories from Fat
If your steak is frozen, we recommend thawing it in a pan, thawing in a pan helps catch any drippings that may occur, under refrigeration for 24 hours.
Season with our signature steak seasoning.
When turning your steak, be sure to use tongs and not a fork. A fork will puncture the steak and allow for the juices to escape the steak.
Allow your steak to rest for half of the cooking time. This allows for the juices to flow back into the center of the steak.
Steak Cooking Tips
1. Plan ahead. Know the cut of steak you are cooking. A steak is more flavorful and tender if not overcooked.
2. Preheat your grill or broiler to high. Charcoal coals should be ashen grey and red-hot. When cooking on top of the range, the cast iron skillet or grill pan should be hot, but not smoking.
3. Season your steak with salt & pepper or a blended mix to taste.
4. Lightly oil your cooking surface.
5. Sear the steaks on first side using the times listed on the Steak-Cooking Chart as a guide. Flip when juices begin to bead on the surface.
6. Cook your steaks on the second side and use the steak cooking chart below as a guide for time. Less time will be needed on the second side. Steaks may cook quickly, so be attentive.
7. Gauge doneness. This may be determined by touch or meat thermometer. A rare steak will feel very soft when touched and will have an internal temperature of 120° - 125°F. Medium rare steak will feel soft and spongy to the touch and register 130° F, medium steaks will offer resistance when touched and register 140° -145° F. Well-done steaks will be firm with an internal temperature of 160° F.
8. Rest your steak. Allow steaks to stand for 5 minutes before serving. This lets the juices flow from the center of the meat to the exterior, resulting in a juicy & succulent steak.
For more tips on how to cook your steak, check out the video below.
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Dont get me wrong, I love my fully marbled rib eyes. Flat irons seem healthier marble wise with no less taste. Ive done them every which way and have settled on grilled, sea salt and pepper. An amazing cut.
The Flat Iron Steak has a bold flavor and is a bit leaner (less marbling) which is important to consider when pairing a wine. We suggest a You’ll need a full-flavored wine with high acidity to break down the fat from the steak to create a mesh of bold flavors in your mouth.
If you prefer white wine, then champagne is your best bet. Champagne has similar acidic and flavor characteristics of red wine, so it can stand up to the boldness of the Flat Iron Steak. If you’d rather have a red wine, then you can go a few different ways. Merlot is a popular choice but can have a more substantial taste than others and could overpower the steak. You can choose a lighter Rosé with spicy undertones to bring out the natural flavors of the Flat Iron.
For more information on how to pair the perfect wine to your steak checkout the full article on Wine & Steak Pairing Steak University.
Packaged with Care When you place an order with Chicago Steak Company, we do everything we can to ensure that your package arrives in excellent condition. All of our steaks are vacuum wrapped and flash frozen in their natural juices to lock in the flavor. The steaks are then wrapped in our attractive food grade paper, sealed with the Chicago Steak Company gold label, and placed in our gorgeous gift box. Those gift boxes are placed inside our reusable insulated cooler with enough dry ice to keep them cold until arrival. For more information on shipping, and other Frequently Asked Questions see our FAQ page.
Watch the Video to see how your order is packed, how it will arrive, and how to thaw it properly.
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