The top sirloin is a naturally lean, thick cut of steak with a bold, beefy flavor. This popular steak is delicious on its own, adds huge flavor to recipes, and cooks well with marinades and sauces. Top sirloin is a favorite grilling steak that’s lean enough and affordable enough to enjoy any night of the week.
The sirloin is located in an area on the animal that gets more exercise.
Therefore, beef from the sirloin subprimal will have less marbling and a
firmer texture than say, a the tenderloin
(filet mignon). That’s not a bad thing, and it does not mean “tough.”
Lots of steak lovers prefer a firmer steak with more bite.
When you buy “sirloin steaks” at a grocery store, they’re not telling you anything about the location or quality of the cut. Ours are true top sirloin steaks, cut from the more tender top sirloin butt. They are cut thick and angular and make a great choice for grilling.
There are many ways to cook a top sirloin. At the moment we love this easy marinade.