Quick, easy and tasty grilled Striploin Steaks. Some meats needs to be kept simple. This is one of them. I love beef. I mean I really, really love beef. If it was socially acceptable I would eat it every day.
Cut from the short loin, the strip loin is the larger of the two meats that make up the T-bone, the smaller tenderloin makes up the other side of the T-bone. A tender steak with a nice flavor is a favorite in many restaurants, it can be grilled, broiled or pan-seared without marinading. Season both sides of the steak with salt and pepper, strip loin steaks have great flavor all on their own but if you want to add more flavor, season steaks with a dry rub just before cooking, or marinade briefly. First brush the grill with vegetable oil to prevent sticking. If using a gas grill, preheat on high for minutes with the lid down. This method of cooking works best with steaks that are 1 inch or thicker.
The strip steak, also called a New York or a Kansas City strip, is considered among the higher-end cuts of beef, along with the filet mignon, the rib-eye, and the porterhouse or T-bone steak. The strip steak comes from the beef short loin subprimal , and it starts off with a short loin that has had the tenderloin removed, to produce a bone-in strip loin. The bone-in question is the backbone specifically the thoracic vertebrae , which is usually removed to produce a boneless strip loin.
The tastiest cuts of beef are often the ones with more fat. But when you're concerned about your health or you're trying to watch your weight, you want the leanest cuts of beef. You don't necessarily have to sacrifice flavor by choosing lean cuts of beef, though.