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Flat Iron

The Underdog

Primal: Chuck

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About This Cut

Extremely tender. Well marbled. Flavorful. A flat iron steak is up for almost anything, but grilling’s really its jam. Impress your crew with homemade gyros. Street tacos. Or beef tikka. The flat iron’s kind of an underdog cut. But for those in the know, it’s a go-to.

Common Cooking Techniques

Broil

Grill

Pan Broil/Skillet

Smoke

Stir-Fry

Sous Vide

Price Point

*based on average price-per-pound

Primal Origin

Chuck

This large primal comes from the shoulder area and yields cuts known for their rich, beefy flavor. Features roasts ideal for slow-cooking as well as more tender, grill-ready cuts such as the Flat Iron Steak.