What kind of beef is used for jerky?

Chef's answer
flank steakLong strips of flank steak are ideal for making beef jerky. Once trimmed, this lean meat can be both tough and flavorful. We recommend thinly slicing it against the grain and marinating for 25-48 hours. This type of beef holds up well during marinating, resulting in a very flavorful and tender bite..
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The minute steak can be cut from a variety of muscles but is often from the thick flank. It is cut thinly (about 1 cm) and should be cooked at a high temperature for very little time..
Where it's from: Skirt steak is a thin, long cut of beef from the diaphragm muscles of the cow. ... Flavor and texture: Skirt steak has even more intense beefy flavor than flank steak. It does contain more tough muscles than flank steak, though, so should only be cooked to rare or medium rare for the most tender texture.
Buying, Cooking, and Recipes Flank steak is technically not a steak at all. Instead, this popular cut of beef comes from the cow's belly muscles. It's a flavorful piece of meat, but is very lean, containing almost no fat. Despite its toughness, it can be a tasty and tender if you learn how to prepare it properly.
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