Flat Iron is a much leaner cut compared to other cuts. It is great for flash frying. Flat Iron is usually thinly sliced and goes well with salsa verde sauce.
Other names: Top Blade Steak, Book Steak, Butler Steak, Lifter steak, Paleron (French)
Part of Animal: Flat Iron comes from the uppermost portion of the shoulder clod and is the muscle that lies on top of the shoulder blade. The name of this steak comes from its triangular shape.
Amount to Buy: It can be served as a thinly sliced portion of 150g