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What to do with boneless chuck steak?

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bearzie May 19, 2007 10:02 AM

I've never purchased this cut. It's on sale for $1.77 lb this week so I'm willing to try using it.

Thanks.

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    OldTimer May 19, 2007 10:10 AM

    Chuck steak is just a thinner cut of chuck roast. Best braised, but if marinated or tenderized it can be broiled. If cooked very slowly, it can be BBQ'd. Tasty cut, but can be tough.

    1. hannaone May 19, 2007 10:39 AM

      Partially freeze it, cut very thin, make bulgogi.

      1. NYchowcook May 19, 2007 12:23 PM

        chuck to me says: beef stew. Or pot roast. It's a tasty cut but tough; best braised.

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          masha May 19, 2007 01:38 PM

          This time of year, instead of stew, I'd use it for kebabs. Cut into cubes, marinate, thread onto skewers, alternating with vegetables, and cook on grill.

          1. widehomehi May 19, 2007 01:44 PM

            Add meat to a pot of water,add Adobo or a Mole paste,Boil the hell out of it till falls apart use in burritos or tacos.

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              NYchowcook May 20, 2007 06:26 AM

              I really like that Mexican technique of adding water to meat, let cook down and then let it brown in its fat at the end. I was mystified cooking pork for the first time this way, but yum! It cooks in its own fat and becomes the essence of porkiness.

              1. re: NYchowcook
                gargantua May 20, 2007 06:35 AM

                dice it rather small and make chili, moist heat for an hour or two will tenderize it nicely, a very nice flavorful cut of meat for this purpose. I try to find prime chuck which has lots of yummy marble.

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