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Skirt Steak

Background

The skirt steak is a long and thin steak, cut from diaphragm of a cow. Because it comes from a particularly muscular area, the beef it produces is lean and relatively more tough than other more traditional cuts and slices of beef. That’s why it is very important to cook skirt steak rare or medium rare to get it as soft and tender as possible — otherwise, it’ll prove a nightmare to chew down! When cooked right the taste is known to be very rich and and beautifully ‘beefy’ — making it a favourite amongst meat lovers everywhere! Here’s everything you need to know about how to cook Skirt Steak!

Ingredients for Skirt Steak

Serves 2
  • Skirt Steak
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt & Ground Pepper

How to prepare Skirt Steak

  • Take the skirt steak out the fridge and allow it’s temperature to rise to that of the room.
  • Season well with salt and pepper and coat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Place a heavy pan on the highest temperature possible — remember, there’s one rule with cooking skirt steak: cook at high heat and do so quickly!

How to cook Skirt Steak

  1. Throw Skirt Steak onto the pan
  2. Let Skirt Steak cook for 3-4 minutes
  3. Flip over and alllow to cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Remove Steak from frying pan.
  5. Allow to rest for 10 minutes

What to serve with Skirt Steak

We recommend serving your skirt steak with mushrooms, Cream & spinach sauce and oven baked potatoes! Enjoy!