Skirt Steak

Defining This Cut of Meat

Skirt Steak
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One of the flat steaks, the skirt steak sometimes called a Philadelphia Steak, is tough but wonderfully delicious. If you live in the U.S. (or someplace that learned to butcher from Americans) then the skirt steak comes from the plate primal. If you live in the U.K. then it comes from the flank. Either way, it has a lot of marbling and connective tissue. This makes it flavorful, but tough.

Skirt steak is perfect for grilling as long as you marinate it first, then grill it good and hot. Skirt steak is perfect for fajitas, tacos, and most Latin-inspired dishes.

Skirt Steak Recipes:


Also Known As:

Philadelphia Steak, Inside Skirt Steak, Outside Skirt Steak