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Top Loin Strip Steak

Top loin steak

Information for Top Loin Strip Steak

Cut Ratings

Flavor 4 star
Tenderness 4 star
Value 1 star
Leanness 3 star

Typical Cooking Methods

BBQ, Grill, Pan Fry, Roast, Smoke

Other Names for Top Loin Strip Steak

New York Strip, Strip Loin, Kansas City steak, Hotel steak, Veiny Steak

Good Substitutes for Top Loin Strip Steak

Porterhouse steak, Sirloin steak, Club steak, T-bone steak

Traditional Dishes for Top Loin Strip Steak

Kansas Strip Steak, Peppered New York Strip Steak, Bistecca all Florentine

Sous Vide Strip Steak Recipes

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Description of Top Loin Strip Steak

The top loin strip steak is obtained from the short loin primal cut. Popular and delicious steaks like T-bone steak and Porterhouse steak are all found in the short loin. The cut produces buttery, high quality and delicious beef because the muscles located in this area are not exercised at all. It is one of the best primal cuts.

The top loin strip steak is found at top of the short loin primal cut. Like all the different kinds of short loin primal cuts, the top loin strip steak is a very versatile cut that can be cooked in many ways. You can identify a high quality top loin strip steak by checking how well-marbled it is. Buying this cut with the bone or deboned depends on personal preference.

Do note that this cut goes by numerous names in different countries so it can be confusing to identify different steaks made out of this cut. The top loin strip steak has a great flavor so it is commonly seasoned simply with salt and pepper. However if you still want to enhance its flavor you can use different spices or rubs like chili powder, thyme, paprika or many more.