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A5 Wagyu from Costco

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  • JoeSousa
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    CaliforniaDad I have a few other cuts from Pursuit Farms like an A5 skirt steak, bavette, and flank that I am going to do more Yakitori style or just cooking small pieces quick on the grill.

  • CaliforniaDad
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    JoeSousa - I actually found some at my Costco, too, and I'm doing them for Father's Day. Just curious how they compared to others. Your vid on YouTube is one I watched to learn about cooking techniques. However, I'm doing more Asian-inspired preparations.

  • JoeSousa
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    Sadly enough I haven't cooked them yet. Maybe I can plan a day next week to get that done.

  • CaliforniaDad
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    Have you cooked them yet? How do they compare to other A5 you've tried?

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  • jumbo7676
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    Before clicking to read the post I was worried you were going to say that they blade tenderize it and tell you to cook to 165 IT. I was ready to cancel my membership.

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  • JoeSousa
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    Spinaker Here is how I cooked the last A5 I had. Just a simple pan sear seasoned with some kosher salt.



    I do have some pieces of some Wagyu flank, skirt, and flap meat in the freezer right now and will definitely be cutting those into smaller pieces to cook. I might need to invest in a hot plate so I can just cook at the table and put the pieces of meat right on the plate.

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  • Spinaker
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    Oh that is a great call. Jfrosty27

  • Jfrosty27
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    Also good seared on a cooking grade salt block. Yum.

  • Spinaker
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    Joe, not sure what your plan is for these. But I always slice them into thin strips and sear them on a screaming hot pan, with no oil. There is enough fat in the steak that you it melts right away and gives you a non-stick sear! Then I dust with a little bit of kosher or truffle salt to finish them off. You have a great cook ahead of you, my friend.

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  • Santamarina
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    Saw these at my local Costco last week. Didn’t look closely, but we have’em! I’ll take a better look next time I’m there, but I still can’t imagine dropping that kind of cash on a couple steaks.

    Maybe one day!

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  • JoeSousa
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    I had heard other people across the country talking about they had seen them at their Costco but this was the first time I had seen them. Keep looking and they just might pop up!

    There were probably 50 packs on the shelf.

  • JoeSousa
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    My wife got a new van, I got steaks. Seems like a fair deal.

    These ones are decently thick. Not 2" but probably 1". A good pan sear should do the trick.

  • Troutman
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    The ones at our Costco are paper thin, maybe 3/8". I realize they cook up in a flash but I like my meat a bit thicker. Of course if I ordered a 2" A5 the bill would send me to the poor farm and trigger a nasty divorce.

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  • Spinaker
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    Wow, I wish mine carried these! I would buy the whole case!

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  • BBQPhil
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    Each of those 2 steaks will feed a few people, because the steaks are so rich.

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