In ground sirloin, the muscle and fat comes only from a sirloin cut of beef that is found on a steer or heifer's hip, but "ground beef" is a more general term. It indicates that the meat came from one of the seven primal cuts and trimmings, such as "chuck" or "round," but doesn't specify.Know More
The type of ground meat chosen depends upon its intended use. If ground beef is labeled with a specific cut, such as ground round or chuck, the lean and fat come only from that source. The meat can be either fresh or frozen. No water, phosphates, binders or other meat sources are added to ground beef, in accordance with USDA regulations.
If ground beef is identified as "hamburger," the lean meat comes from a primal cut. However, the fat trimmings are permitted to come from other sources.
Ground beef may have no more than 30 percent fat, though some products have less. Most packages of ground beef are between 75 and 85 percent lean, but 95 percent lean is sometimes available. These variations are reflected in the amount of calories and protein in the meat. In general, the leaner the beef, the lower the calorie count and the higher the protein.Learn more about Meat
Boneless pork sirloin chops are a cut of pork that comes from the pig's hip area. These chops have had the piece of hip bone removed that is usually attached to them, and they are between 1/2 and 1 inch thick.Full Answer >
A typical pork sirloin roast that weighs between 2 and 5 pounds takes between 20 and 30 minutes per pound to cook completely. Bone-in pork sirloin roasts cook at a slightly faster rate than boneless roasts.Full Answer >
Pork loin sirloin cuts for roasting should be roasted in an uncovered, shallow pan at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for around 50 minutes (unless otherwise stated). The internal temperature should reach 150-160 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >
A bolar roast is a cut of beef which lies next to the ribs near the shoulder. It is a solid three-cornered piece of meat. It is more tender than other blade cuts and makes an excellent roast.Full Answer >