Surprise steak is a steak from the forefoot of the cow and sits on the shoulder blade. It is leaner than the flat iron but when properly split is just as tender as the flat iron. It is also known as “back iron” or “back iron steak” in the United States.
Where is it in the cow: shoulder patch on the shoulder blade
Fat ratio: slightly leaner than the flat iron
Preparation : Grilling or baking.