Global Passport – A Guide To The Steaks Of The World

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Eight global recipes to help you bring some international flavor to your Labor Day Weekend Celebration

It’s normally grilled, but in reality, there are many ways to cook a good steak. Although consumed in all parts of the world, the United States was the country with the highest consumption of steak in the world in 2020. Now that Labor Day weekend is approaching, considered by many to be the unofficial end of summer and one of the most celebrated holidays of the year, why not try the different ways of cooking steak around the world. Find here eight recipes to help bring an international vibe to your labor day weekend celebration, courtesy of our friends at Snake River Farms.

Grilled Cowboy Steak and Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Salad - Snake River Farms
Grilled Cowboy Steak and Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Salad – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

United States – Cowboy Steak
An All-American! The cowboy steak is a bone-in ribeye steak that’s cut thick and weighs around 2.5 lbs. This recipe highlights the steak with fresh tomatoes and velvety burrata cheese.
Grilled Cowboy Steak Recipe

Carne Asada Skirt Steak Tacos - Snake River Farms
Carne Asada Skirt Steak Tacos – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

Mexico – Carne Asada
Carne asada, or “grilled meat,” is an outside skirt steak. This popular Mexican dish is simple but delicious. Cook your carne asada over a wood fire to obtain the right char for a more authentic preparation.
Carna Asada Taco Recipe

Filet Wellington
Filet Wellington – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

England – Fillet Wellington
The Sirloin Wellington is a classic for fine dining. Its preparation, despite having many steps, is effortless. A dish with a lot of history that consists of a piece of beef tenderloin covered in a delicious farce that is baked wrapped in a puff pastry.
Filet Wellington Recipe

Suya Dusted Bone-In Ribeye - Snake River Farms
Suya Dusted Bone-In Ribeye – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

Ghana – Suya Dusted Ribeye
Suya is a blend of ground peanuts and West African spices that is commonly used in grilled meats. Traditionally used in northern Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger, and some parts of Sudan.
Suya Dusted Ribeye Recipe

Kimchi-Marinated Bavette Lettuce Wraps - Snake River Farms
Kimchi-Marinated Bavette Lettuce Wraps – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

Korea – Kimchi Lettuce Wraps
Simple to make but packed with flavor from cooking beef with kimchi, garlic, and sesame oil. The star of Korean barbecue!
Kimchi-Marinated Bavette Recipe

American Wagyu Zabuton with Shishito Salsa - Snake River Farms
American Wagyu Zabuton with Shishito Salsa – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

Japan – Zabuton
Zabuton Steak is just one of the names for a Denver cut steak. It means “Little Pillow” in Japanese because it is so immensely marbled with fat that it is soft, tender, and easy to grill.
Zabuton With Shishito Salsa Recipe

Bavette Steak Frites - Snake River Farms
Bavette Steak Frites – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

France – Steak Frites
Steak-Frites, “steak and fries” in French, is a popular dish served in brasseries throughout Europe consisting of steak paired with French fries. It is considered by some to be the national dish of Belgium.
Bavette Steak Frites Recipe

Grilled Picanha - Snake River Farms
Grilled Picanha – Photo Credit: Snake River Farms

Brazil – Picanha
Picanha is a cut of beef first made popular in Brazil with flavor and texture similar to the sirloin, typically the star of the Brazilian churrasco barbecue.
Grilled Picanha Recipe

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