Flat Iron Steak/Roast

Discussion in 'Beef' started by danbono, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. danbono

    danbono Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hi All Would a Flat Iron steak or roast be good to smoke? if so would I use the same method as for brisket? Just looking for another alternative to brisket, which is coming out dry every time..

    Thanks Dan

     
  2. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I would think smoking it like a Prime Rib would be better.

    This is how I would make the roast:

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/110433/prime-rib-new-best-ever

    If you want a good piece of Beef as an alternative to a Brisket, I would go with a "Chuck Roast", and take it to 190*-195* for slicing, or 205* for Pulled Beef.

    Here's a Step by Step for Pulled Chucky Beef:

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/99125/chuckie-step-by-step-with-qview

    Bear
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2014
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Dan, morning..... the flat iron steak is a high end cut from the clod... flavorful, tender etc... close to a good ribeye.. or so it says in fine print..
     

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