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Sirloin Steak

sirloin steak

Comes from the sirloin section, which is on the back of a beef animal between the fore-rib and the rump.

Nutritional Values:

Nutritional Value: 
Sirloin raw lean per 100g
Fat: 
4.5g
Energy kj/Kcal: 
566/135
Saturates: 
2.0g
Protein: 
23.5g
Price: 
4
What does it look like?: 
What does sirloin steak look like
Where is it from?: 
Where does sirloin steak come from
How can I cook it: 

The sirloin steak has great flavour and is suitable for grilling, pan-frying, griddling or cooking on a BBQ.  To cook a  2cm/3-4 in thich steak:

Rare: 2½ minutes each side

Medium Rare: 3-3½ minutes each side

Medium: 4 minutes each side

Well done: 6 minutes each side

Leave to rest for a couple of minutes before serving.

What else could I use: 

If you're looking for something similar to a sirloin, try a rump steak which is taken from the rump muscle which is situated next to the sirloin.

Otherwise known as: 

Entrecote.

Did you know: 

Legend has it that sirloin is so called because it was knighted 'Sir Loin' by Henry VIII.