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

Sirloin steak

What's Sirloin steak

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

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.

Did You Know?

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