This huge, boneless cut is made from the area between the ribs and the backbone of the animal. Included are a mixture of delicate and relatively tough muscles, which are constructed into smaller incisions known as the Chuck Under Blade and the Chuck Eye Roll. Note from the Butcher: The Ribeye Roll is an extension of the Ribeye Roll that is still in the Chuck.
What is a Chuck roll?
The chuck roll is one of the two principal boneless subprimal cuts of the beef chuck primal cut, the other being the chuck roast.
What is a chuck steak?
- Chuck steak is a cut of beef that is a portion of the chuck, which is a sub-prime cut of meat that is popular in restaurants.
- The normal chuck steak is a rectangular cut that is approximately 1′ thick and contains portions of the shoulder bones.
- It is often referred to as a ‘7-bone steak’ because the form of the shoulder bone in cross section resembles the number ‘7.’ Chuck steaks are available in a variety of sizes.