As summer reaches its peak, the best time for having a backyard barbecue is upon us. Break out the old grill and fire it up because today I am going to tell you how to make the best steak you have ever had.
Making a steak is not that hard, if you can avoid burning the meat to a crisp, the final product will taste decent, but how can you get the steak quality served at high-end restaurants? How can you grill a steak that rivals the flavor and texture of expensive steaks?
You will find the answer in this post because today I am going to share five fantastic steak grilling tips that will allow you to make a perfectly grilled and juicy steak.
Choose The Right Meat And The Right Cut:
Many different kinds of meat are available at drastically different rates from an average steak you get from the supermarket to high-quality Japanese wagyu. If you want your steak to be perfect, you need to choose the right type of meat.
Now, you can’t go for wagyu, or Angus beef every time; you have a backyard barbeque, these meats are more of a luxury. It would be best if you aimed to find a delicate balance between expensive and economical to get the perfect meat for your requirements.
The cut you choose from the meat also plays a significant role in determining your steak’s flavor and texture. A good rule of hand is that the thicker the cut, the better the flavor. When talking about red meat, thicker cuts are easier to get perfectly medium rare, and they have more flavor and marbleized fats that make for a fantastic texture.
You may have also noticed that high-end restaurants and steak houses also prefer to serve thicker cuts of beef, like T bones and porterhouse. This is also why the fillet mignon is the most popular cut for steaks.
The problem with grilling thin steaks is that by the time you are done searing the steak and getting it perfectly charred on the outside, the insides get overcooked. Therefore, it is harder to get a medium-rare cut.
Therefore, instead of grilling single flank steaks for everyone, get some thicker cuts and slice them after cooking.
Season Your Steak Deliberately And Consider Marinating It As Well:
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