What's the difference between

Skirt Steak and  Flank Steak


It’s grilling season which means the coals are hot and so is the weather. Some of the classic cuts of beef to grill include skirt steak and flank steak… but what’s the difference?  We have everything you need to know about these often misunderstood cuts of beef along with some delicious recipes to get you inspired.

Flank steak and skirt steak are often confused, and while both can be prepared using similar methods, there are some differences in each cut of meat.

Skirt Steak vs Flank Steak

01 Both cuts come from the belly of the cow

02 Flank steak is thicker and wider than skirt steak

03 Both can be tough and benefit from tenderizing

04 They have really beefy flavor

05 Cut both pieces of beef against the grain or perpendicular to the muscle fibers

06 Cook them on the grill, on the stovetop, under the broiler, or as a stir-fry

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