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How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak

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author image Shemiah Williams
Shemiah Williams has been writing for various websites since 2009 and also writes for "Parle Magazine." She holds a bachelor's degree in business and technology and a master's degree in clinical psychology. Williams serves as a subject matter expert in many areas of health, relationships and professional development.
How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak
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Chuck steak is a cut of beef that comes from the neck and shoulders of a cow. You can find chuck steak in most grocery stores, often in cost-effective family packs which can serve four to six people. Some might insinuate the quality of chuck steak is inferior to that of a ribeye or a T-bone steak. However, with a simple recipe you can cook thin chuck steak as a regular — and tasty — part of your home menu.

Step 1

How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak
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Purchase fresh chuck steak from your local grocer. If you are just cooking it for yourself, you may find that purchasing a large package is still cost-effective. You can cook only what you need, and repackage the remaining steaks in aluminum foil or plastic wrap and freeze for a later time.

Step 2

How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak
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Rinse off the chuck steaks to remove any potential bacteria. Use a paper towel to lightly blot off excess water. If the steaks are wet, it is difficult for the seasonings to adhere to the steaks.

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Step 3

How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak
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Sprinkle salt and pepper on each side of the chuck steaks. For added flavor, you can also sprinkle them with garlic powder, cumin, paprika or a commercially available steak seasoning. For a deeper flavor, add one of these seasonings, one to two tablespoons of olive oil or fresh minced garlic to the chuck steak, place in a sealed container and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to overnight.

Step 4

How to Cook Thin Chuck Steak
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Preheat a stovetop grill or preheat your oven on the broiler setting. Cook the chuck steaks for three to four minutes on each side, longer if you prefer your steak more well-done. Use a food thermometer, and cook your steak to 145 degrees.

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