Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: thin skirt



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Part of the diaphragm which separates the internal organs of the carcass. It is attached to the inside of the rib cage. A long frilled shallow muscle, broader at one end than the other. Click to discover a range of excellent Sco

Average weight

Depends on carcase size.

Approximate yield

Depends on carcase size. Up to 1kg.


When the membranes and connective tissues are removed, this leaves a flat single muscle with an open fibrous texture.


Ideal for slow cooking, sliced or diced, traditionally used in meat pies.

Cooking techniques

Oven Boil Stew

Cut Origin

Cut Origin - Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: thin skirt
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Standard Supplier 29th June 2016

Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: thin skirt