skirt steak


Definition of skirt steak 

: a boneless strip of beef cut from the plate

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The menu’s other two mains, skirt steak and wild coho, are grilled over oak with the same exactitude. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Central Smoke’s Asian-accented, down-home barbecue adds fire and spice to chilly nights," 25 Oct. 2018 Steak is the main event, from an 8-ounce skirt steak with frites to a 20-ounce prime chateaubriand, but there are also assorted chops, fish and chicken dishes, and pasta. Devra First,, "Your 20-ounce prime chateaubriand is ready for its closeup," 7 June 2018 But with tougher cuts of meat like skirt steak, a marinade can make a big difference. Justin Ward, San Antonio Express-News, "Does marinating meat overnight really make a difference?," 3 July 2018 Casa Bonita’s prime Iowa skirt steak is aged 21 days and marinated for 48 hours in a special house seasoning. Donald Liebenson, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Casa Bonita in Libertyville," 8 July 2018 The ovens are used to blacken the crust on a ruddy skirt steak sliced and fanned so that its ruby interior is set against pale-green sweet-pea puree and hot, oily salsa macha. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Under chef Erling Wu-Bower, Pacific Standard Time is now," 14 June 2018 Breakfast is served any time, but weekend brunch seems like the right time for the enormous desayuno El Patrón ($11.99), chilaquiles plus skirt steak plus two perfect over-easy eggs plus rice and beans. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "El Patrón in Walker's Point is a new but familiar Mexican restaurant," 19 June 2018 Try this glaze on: Boneless chicken thighs, pork shoulder steaks, or skirt steak. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Grilled Pork Ribs with Gochujang Barbecue Sauce," 28 May 2018 Bang for the Buck Mr. Kearney handpicked a dinner menu that included skirt steak with a potato, mushroom bacon and olive stew. New York Times, "She Wanted Lavish, He Was Fine With City Hall," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of skirt steak

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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