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Chuck Steak: Recipes, Slow Cooker, Calories…

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Here I show you how to cook chuck steaks & roasts to perfection using different cooking techniques.

You can scroll down to see all the cooking guides online and you can download them for FREE right below in a printable PDF format.

Contents:

Chuck Steak Cooking Methods:

  • [ninja-popup ID=2831]Sear on Stove (PDF)[/ninja-popup]
  • [ninja-popup ID=2829]Cook in Cast Iron Skillet (PDF)[/ninja-popup]
  • [ninja-popup ID=2832]Broil Chuck Eye Steak in Oven (PDF)[/ninja-popup]
  • [ninja-popup ID=2827]Cook on Stove & Finish in Oven (PDF)[/ninja-popup]
  • Cook Chuck Steak in Slow Cooker

Chuck Roast Cooking Methods:

  1. Sear on Stove
  2. Grill Chuck Roast
  3. Chuck Roast in Pressure Cooker
  4. Cook Chuck Roast in Oven Bag

 

 

 

Chuck Steak Cooking Methods

 

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Sear Chuck Steak on Stove Top

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All you need for this method is preheated skillet, the actual steak plus a bit of skill.

This guide will do just that…

See how to cook chuck steak on stove top so it’s tasty and juicy and [ninja-popup ID=2831]download the FREE printable PDF guide[/ninja-popup].

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Cook in Cast Iron Skillet

Just like the above searing on stove top, but with a minor addition – cast iron skillet. It takes much longer to heat up, but, as soon as it gets very hot, it stays hot for a long while.

See how to cook chuck steak in cast iron skillet in more details and [ninja-popup ID=2829]download the FREE printable PDF guide[/ninja-popup].

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Cook Chuck Steak in Slow Cooker

Slow cooking – ideal for tougher, less expensive cuts, which are rich in collagen and need prolonged moist heat to break it down.

This is why cooking tougher chuck steaks in a slow cooker is a great idea – see how to do it.

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Broil Chuck Eye Steak in Oven

Broiling chuck eye steak at home, using conventional oven is a nice way to get benefits of grilling, while being inside the house.

Chuck eye steak is ideal substitute for a more expensive rib eye.

See how to broil chuck eye steak in oven and [ninja-popup ID=2832]download the FREE printable PDF guide[/ninja-popup].

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Cook on Stove & Finish in Oven

Looking to keep chuck eye/tender steak really tender and delicious?

This method does exactly that. It’s especially good for larger, thicker cuts.

See how to cook chuck steak on stove & finish it in oven and [ninja-popup ID=2827]download the FREE printable PDF guide[/ninja-popup].

 

Chuck Roast Cooking Methods

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Sear Chuck Roast on Stove

Chuck roast is a piece of cow from which all chuck steaks are cut out.

It’s rather big and requires more skill during cooking – see how to sear chuck roast on stove top.

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Grill Chuck Roast

Chuck roast is basically a bigger slice of chuck steak. However this small difference makes the entire preparation process more tricky.

See how to grill chuck roast.

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Chuck Roast in Pressure Cooker

Pressure cooker is a great way to speed up the whole cooking process – food inside prepares quicker.

It also helps to keep the mess down – cook chuck roast in pressure cooker.

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Cook Chuck Roast in Oven Bag

Even though oven bags are not a solution to preserving steak tenderness (it’s actually the temperature regime that matters the most), they can be used for oven cooking – see how to cook chuck roast in an oven bag.

 

One of those steaks I buy on the regular basis.

Why? To me it has one of the best price/quality ratios.

It is inexpensive, quite tender (especially when you ask to cut it from closer to the rib section) and there are all sorts of recipes you can use it for – it’s like a substitute for round steak in many of them.

See what we got just below!

 

Chuck Recipes

It’s one of those steaks you can use for many different things – not just pure pan-searing or baking.

It’s one of those cuts, which you probably don’t care about that much (I experience some sort of positive trembling, when searing a rib eye, a higher-end cut), so do not bound your creativity – go try all sorts of things.

These recipes will help you to get started. Please enjoy J!

Chuck Steak Recipes: Slow Cooker (i.e. Crock-Pot)

Not in a rush? Great!

Now that we have some time, slow cooking is a great choice. I really love the concept – load the cooker with some random ingredients, set on “Low”, leave it for a couple of hours and – bam – it’s ready!

If you are like me in this way, you will certainly enjoy the recipes. By the way, they are all healthy and paleo!

Check them out here.

Chuck Steak Recipes In Oven

Cooking chuck in oven is another thing you could find yourself doing. There is a trick though.

Unless it’s a chuck eye you have, it would still be rather tough. Ideally you should prepare it at low-heat until the desired level of doneness. Then – pan-sear the steak for a short period of time to get the browning right.

Here is more details on how to oven-cook at low-heat.

Here is the oven-stove method, which guides you through the process.

And, finally, here are the recipes themselves. Thank you for checking them all out!

Chuck Steak Calories & Nutrition

In the US, just like in some other countries, there are three main beef grades : Prime, Choice and Select. Marbling (i.e. intramuscular fat) is an important determinant of a grade given. It’s positively correlated with the amount of calories.

See them yourself!

Values provided per 100g of raw chuck, trimmed to 0″ fat.

1. Prime. Total calories: 270 (160 from fat)

Protein: 22g
Carbohydrates: 0
Fat: 17,5g (saturated – 7,1g)
Sodium: 60mg
Cholesterol: 90mg

2. Choice. Total calories: 137 (44 from fat)

Protein: 23g
Carbohydrates: 0
Fat: 4,8g (saturated – 1,5)
Sodium: 62mg
Cholesterol: 55mg

3. Select. Total Calories: 133 (38 from fat)

Protein: 24
Carbohydrates: 0
Fat: 4,3g (saturated – 1,7)
Sodium: 58mg
Cholesterol: 50mg

Source: USDA nutrient database.

All of these also contain zinc, B12 vitamin, iron, niacin, phosphorus and selenium.

Other countries nutritional data would be in between Choice and Select grades – even in the US only about 2-3% of all beef is graded as Prime.

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