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For roasts, the best cuts include rib (on the bone or boned and rolled), sirloin, top rump and fillet. For quick cooking, try fillet, entrecôte, rib eye, sirloin or rump steaks. Brisket, topside and silverside are good for pot roasts, and stewing and braising steak are good for stews and casseroles. See also chicken roast dinner ingredients.
Chuck is often ground for hamburger because of its high ratio of fat to meat (20 percent fat to 80 percent meat is considered the best for a hamburger). 1? Chuck is used for a pot roast or, when cubed, stew, because the connective tissue melts as the chuck braises and self-bastes the beef, making it very tender. Dig more about lamb chuck.
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When buying beef, consider its grading and cut. Also, buy beef with good marbling (flecks of fat) — the more marbling there is, the more moist and tender the beef will be. Beef is graded according to the animal's age, the amount of marbling in the cut, and the beef's color and texture.
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The Chateaubriand beef tenderloin roast is considered to be the most tender cut of beef for a roast. This cut of beef comes from the loin area of the cow, which is right below the backbone, behind the rib section and in front of the sirloin section.
Here's what I do: I put a rack in the bottom of a roasting pan. Then I place the roast (no rubs or seasonings) on the rack and cover it with a lid. I put it in the oven at 400° for 15 or 20 minutes, then turn it down to 325° and roast for 30 minutes per pound. All it does is end up tough, chewy, and well-done.
Tenderloin. The most tender roast of all—it's under the spine— with almost no fat or flavor. It's tapered in shape, the middle being the "center cut." The labor involved and waste produced in trimming and tying a tenderloin drives up the price. Top sirloin roast. Our post about bread and butter roast.
What you need to know about cooking ANY large piece of meat in the crockpot is YOU HAVE TO LET IT COOK LONG ENOUGH. Unlike any other kind of cooking – almost – meat will get more tender the longer you cook it in the crockpot.
Physically tenderize the meatFor tough cuts like chuck steak, a meat mallet can be a surprisingly effective way to break down those tough muscle fibers. You don't want to pound it into oblivion and turn the meat into mush, but a light pounding with the rough edge of a meat mallet will do the trick.
You should always brown ground beef or any ground meat in a skillet before adding it to your slow cooker to prevent the meat from clumping up or from adding excess grease to your cooked dish. See more: frozen vegetables how long.
With roast mutton: currant jelly, caper sauce. With boiled mutton: onion sauce, caper sauce. With boiled fowls: bread sauce, onion sauce, lemon sauce, cranberry sauce, jellies. See also apricot glaze.
Prime is the highest quality of beef available. They have the most marbling and are sure to provide a wonderfully juicy and extremely tasty eating experience. The high level of marbling makes them great for grilling and other dry cooking methods. Choice is still high quality beef that has less marbling than Prime. Also check: calamari squid or octopus.
Consumers determine quality meat as one with desirable color, firm texture, less drip, high marbling, and moderate visible fat and fresh meat odor, while discoloration, soft texture, large amount of drip, less marbling, excessive visible fat and abnormal meat odor are considered as poor quality traits for fresh meat. We also wrote beef roast dinner.
When purchasing meat and poultry, it's important to use your senses of touch, smell and sight. Always make sure the meat is firm to the touch, and check that they packaging doesn't have any tears, holes or excessive amounts of liquid. It should also be cold to the touch and have no odor. See also olive oil pomace.