Smoked skirt steak & onions

Discussion in 'Beef' started by meatball, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. meatball

    meatball Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Skirt steak has become one of my favorite beef cuts for the smoker - it smokes quick and tastes great, so it's a great weekday smoke for those who are 9-to-5ers! The only thing is that it's usually expensive compared to other cuts. I found some on sale last week and it was great...

    Marinated the steak in mojo...



    Smoked the steak and a large vidalia onion at 200* for a little more than an hour - I don't bother using a probe with this meat, since it's so thin, cooks quickly and I finish it with a sear on the grill anyway...



    The sliced steak and the finished onion.. I sprinkled the onion with Strawberry's Championship Rub that I got from Rivet. Thanks dude! That stuff was great on the onion and the onion and steak were GREAT together!



    Thanks for checking it out.
     
  2. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    really nice lookin skirt steak, and onion there. Add another one to my list of thiungs to try asap. [​IMG]
     
  3. seaham358

    seaham358 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Nice looking smoke.
    I smoked my first Skirt steak last week and I agree with you on it being a great piece of meat to smoke. I just used some OO and a dry rub and it cam out great.
     
  4. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That looks great, definitely something to put on the list. Next time skirt steak goes on sale that is.
     
  5. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice steak there. [​IMG]Too expensive here though. I can find rib eyes on sale cheaper.
     
  6. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congrats Ron, skirt steak is one of my favorite cuts for the same reasons. Thanks for sharing bro.
     
  7. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey Meatball, glad you liked the rub. You skirt steak looked awesome and definitely one of my favourites to grill. I understand about the price- it's ridiculous how much they want for a package.

    Found a way to get around that though....I talked to my grocery store butcher (this was last year) and he said they came in 25LB boxes and they cut them up from there. If I wanted a whole box, he'd sell it to me for what turned out to be 1/2 price. Having a deepfreeeze, I got it. Ended up being $2.29/lb, which to me, for skirt is pricey but a heck of a lot better than 4 something.

    You certainly did good on your smoke! [​IMG]
     
  8. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those look really nice Meatball...
     
  9. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great Meatball!
     
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    thats is some mighty fine looking skirt steak you have there meatball. The onion looks good but I could eat them like an apple. Whats the name of that seasoning on the onion again? Go Gators
     
  11. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great. Know that Badia mojo well [​IMG]
    Great looking skirt steak. Man they have gotten expensive. My wife
    remembers $1.99 a lb. What a rip now adays.
    Not to far Southwest of you so GO GATORS!!
     
  12. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice job Meatball...
     
  13. meatball

    meatball Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    That's awesome! I have become friendly with our store's butcher too, might have to ask him about that. Yeah, it's very rare that you find skirt for less than $4.99/lb. here, so when I do find it cheaper, I have to get it. It's too bad that it's so expensive...Like Ron said, you can often find ribeyes cheaper and ribeyes are so juicy and tasty, it's hard to justify spending for the skirt.
     

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