Where do Ribeye Steaks come from?
The Ribeye Steak is a cut from the rib cage area of the animal. Technically, this cut is called the Spinalis Dorsi. When they’re cut, they have the rib bone attached and hold on to quite a bit of fat from the ribs which adds a vast amount of flavour that steal lovers can’t resist.
What is Ribeye steak?
The ribeye is a beef steak from the rib section. The rib section of beef spans from ribs six through to twelve. Ribeye steaks are mostly composed of the longissimus dorsi muscle, which is a long tender muscle that runs from the cow's hip bone to the shoulder blade. It's tender because it doesn't get much exercise. It's also a muscle where a good amount of intramuscular fat tends to deposit; this fat, known as marbling , Adds Tons of moisture and flavor to a steak.
How to cook Ribeye steaks
Ribeye is one of the best types of steak for pan-searing, which helps bring its strong, delicious flavors out. Ribeye steaks are also great cooked on the Bbq, You’ll also probably notice how incredible the marbling is on a ribeye steak. Marbling refers to those thin, white strips that run through each piece of beef ribeye. These are pieces of intramuscular fat. The fat content breaks down during the cooking process to tenderize the meat and give it the texture it’s known for. Virtually no piece of beef can come close to the marbling you’ll see on a ribeye cut.
Grilled Ribeye Steak Ingredients
- 1 12oz ribeye steak
- 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
- 1-2 teaspoons vegetable
- 1/2 course black pepper