Rib eye steak

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Rib eye steak
BeefCutRib.svg
American beef cuts
Alternative names
  • Delmonico steak
  • scotch fillet
  • beauty steak
  • market steak
  • Spencer steak
  • Entrecôte (French)
TypeCut of beef

Rib eye steak is a type of meat cut. It is a cut from the rib section. It is known to be a tasty and tender steak due to the fat marbling.

Overview[change | change source]

A raw piece of ribeye.

The ribeye is made of two parts:[1]

  • The Longissimus Dorsi: Known as the eye, is the thicker cut of the ribeye
  • The Spinalis: Known as the cap, is the thinner and tender cut of the ribeye

Some ribeyes have a bone around the cap, like the tomahawk, but most are boneless.

Preparation[change | change source]

Ribeye steak served with some bread.

Like most steaks, the Ribeye steak can be cooked with different methods.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rib-eye Steaks: Tender, Juicy, Flavorful Favorites". The Spruce Eats. Retrieved 2021-05-20.