Hanger steak is produced from the body skirt group of muscles which are lean and sit near the internal organs so it has a stronger beefier taste to it.  This steak has a very course, open grained texture and is very lean but also very tender when cooked correctly.

Hanger steak

What's Hanger steak

Hanger steak is produced from the body skirt group of muscles which are lean and sit near the internal organs so it has a stronger beefier taste to it.  This steak has a very course, open grained texture and is very lean but also very tender when cooked correctly.

How Can I Cook It?

A hanger steak is best served rare or medium rare as it toughens up when over cooked.  It is best pan-fried in a hot large frying pan or griddled

What Else Could I Use?

f you like your steak with lots of flavour, you could also choose a flat iron steak, or try a rib-eye.

Did You Know?

Hanger steak is often refered to as Butcher's Steak because this is often the cut that butcher's would keep for themselves because it is so tasty. This steak is also popular in Mexico where it is traditionally used to make fajitas.