A flat iron steak is a steak cut from the shoulder of the cow. The cut of meat the steak comes from is dissected by a band of tough connective tissue, and scientists figured out a way to remove it and create the flat iron steak.
Flat iron steak is suitable for grilling and pan frying. It can benefit from marinating and should not be cooked past medium for best texture and taste.
A great and easy way to grill a steak is to season both sides and then place in a hot pan for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side. Times will vary depending on the temperature or wellness desired.
Food.com offers a recipe for grilled flat-iron steak, and MarthaStewart.com features a recipe for seared flat-iron steak with wine sauce. You can cook either recipe in a cast-iron skillet or heavy-bottomed skillet or on a grill.
A flat-top grill is a cooking appliance that features elements of both a grill and a griddle. The flat-top grill doesn't have grates like a standard grill, and it provides a flat surface for cooking like a griddle.
Frozen steaks can be grilled straight from the freezer without being thawed first. They take a bit longer to cook, but have been found to cook more evenly and retain more moisture than thawed steaks.
Salmon steaks are grilled, undisturbed, for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily and it releases its fat, a thick, white substance that looks very similar to mayonnaise, according to food expert Molly Watson.
To make grilled tuna steak, start with four 1-inch fresh tuna steaks, or the equivalent of 4 pounds. Bring a charcoal grill or cast iron grill to a high heat. Brush the steaks with olive oil, and add salt and pepper to taste. Grill each side for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. The center should still be raw as
Marinating tuna steaks for 15 minutes to four hours over medium heat on a greased grill yields the best results. Marinating is not essential, and lightly brushing the tuna steaks with butter or olive oil just before grilling is sufficient to impart flavor and prevent sticking.
The Food Network has an easy pork steak recipe for the grill that requires a simple marinade and bone-in pork chops. Another recipe uses a garlic powder, onion powder, seasoning salt and black pepper rub on the meat before grilling it.