Located in the hind quarter of the animal this area yields some of the most popular cuts of beef.
Tenderloin, also known as a medallion, is a long muscle located along the central spine portion and is the most tender part of the animal. Most excellent for steaks and fillet mignons.
Short loin is known for strip steak and T-bone steak, and is also one of the most tender parts of the animal.
Sirloin is not quite as tender as short loin but it has more flavor. Of all the premium steaks this one is the most inexpensive.
Choice cuts of beef in this area make great steaks for BBQ and frying. The roasts are tasty and tender.
Check out some of our favorite sirloin/loin-made recipes:
- Asian Beef Hot Pot
- BBQ Oven Roast
- Beef Medallions
- Flaming Fajitas
- Java Pepper Steak
- Putting-on-the-Ritz Roast Beef
- Steak Dinner