The Top Sirloin Steak is probably one of the most affordable, good tasting steak beef cuts. The cut comes from the top of the sirloin butt (as opposed to the bottom sirloin butt which is where less tender cuts such as the tri-tip, and sirloin bavette).
There is a fat cap on top of the primal cut which is removed on the "cap off" version. This leaves you with a nice piece of steak which can be further cut into "center cut" which is what you find at your local Costco store. In fact Costco refers to their steak as the "Beef Loin Top Sirloin Steak Boneless Cap Off".
You can throw this steak on the grill with or without marinating it first. Don't over-grill it, medium rare is pretty perfect. Additionally this is my steak of choice for our Beef Stroganoff Recipe or even your favorite Beef Kabobs recipe. When using this for Stroganoff or any similar dish; slice the meat on the diagonal which helps to get a nice tender slice of steak.
My favorite kabob recipe combines top sirloin steak with fresh pineapple chunks, green bell pepper and yellow onion. You can marinate this first in your favorite marinade if you have time, otherwise just place them on the grill, they'll taste great.
Another great use is for a beef stir-fry recipe. Again, cut the meat thin, on the diagonal then cut it into bite-size pieces.
The last time we purchased this steak from Costco (2018) it was only $6.99 a pound so it's quite economical.
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Deep Fried Steaks : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - Steaks (top sirloin are reasonably priced and work well) are seasoned with a purchased steak rub then prepared in a Turkey Deep-Fryer.
Beef Stroganoff : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - While not perfectly classic, this is my version of a very simple Beef Stroganoff, minus the mustard and pickles. Slices of lean top sirloin steak are coated with seasoned flour, browned, then combined with sauteed onion, white wine and sliced mushrooms.
Steak Salad : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - This combination of sirloin steak, cherry tomatoes, peppers, onion, and zucchini makes a great, hearty summer meal.
Lime Garlic Sirloin With Tomato Cucumber Salad : Recipe Gourmetsleuth - In our Lime Garlic Sirloin With Tomato Cucumber Salad recipe, top sirloin steak is marinated in a chile, garlic, lime mixture, grilled and served sliced atop fresh spinach greens.
Adas Polo : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - This recipe for Adas Polo is from an Assyrian friend. The dish combines Basmati rice, lentils, onion, beef, raisins and saffron. This version uses meat but you can easily leave it out if you prefer.
Asian BBQ Sirloin Steak : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - Our Asian BBQ Sirloin Steak recipe pan-fries top sirloin steak with onion, bell pepper, garlic, tomato and San-J BBQ sauce.
Steak Sandwich Kabobs : Recipe - GourmetSleuth - Seasoned steak skewers are grilled with bread and veggies and topped with provolone cheese in this recipe from the Taste of Home Grilling Recipes.