Northern Irish Beef

All Beef sold at McCartney's of Moira is reared on Northern Irish Farms. We take pride in the quality of our meats ensuring that the type, grade and the maturing is correct, preparing it to suit the customer, so that they will have the finest ingredients for every meal. If you are entertaining special guests this can be made very easy for you. Any gourmet joint etc can be prepared for your dinner party and we can advise you on cooking methods and how much you will need for you and your guests!

Dry Aged Northern Irish Beef

All our dry aged beef is aged in our special dry aging cabinet & the following cuts are available dry aged.

T Bone Easily recognised by the T shaped bone, which has the flesh of the sirloin on the side and the tender fillet on the other

Tomahawk Steak Rib on thebone giving excellent flavour. The long bone is French trimmed for presentation purposes

Rib Eye on the bone Rib Eye left on the bonegiving an enhanced flavour

French Trimmed Sirloin Roast Sirloin roast left on the bone as a roasting joint for exceptional flavour. French Trimmed for presentation purpos

Red Meat Cuts

Sirloin From the Hindquarter. Steaks suitable for grilling & bbq or can be prepared in a joint suitable for roasting.

Fillet From the Hindquarter. Thickly cut or butterflied steaks suitable for grilling & bbq. Can also be prepared in a joint suitable for roasting.

Silverside From the Hindquarter. For oven roasting, suits customers who like a lean roast, but still has a thin layer of fat for flavour.

Eye of Silverside From the Hindquarter. For oven roasting, a lean roast with a thin layer of fat for flavour, this is a narrow cut and suits customers wanting a small easy to carve roast.

Topside From the Hindquarter. For oven roasting, suits customers who like a lean roast.

Chump/Rump From the Hindquarter. Chump also known as Rump Steak is suitable for grilling, frying or bbq. Can also be prepared as a roast suitable for oven cooking.

King Steak From the Hindquarter. King Steak or Continental style seamed Rump is a beautiful tender & tasty steak which has been completely trimmed of fat and connective tissue leaving an extremely lean cut which still retains all its flavour. It is suitable for grilling, frying or bbq. .

Frying Steak From the Hindquarter. As the name suggests this cut is suitable for pan frying only.

Rib Eye Steaks From the Forequarter. Rib Eye Steaks are suitable for grilling, frying or bbq.

Rib Roast From the Forequarter. Mainly for oven cooking but can also be pot roasted.

Rib on the bone From the Forequarter. These steaks are full of flavour, taken off the fore rib they can be grilled, pan fried or barbecued. Also available as a roast.

Pot Roast/Rolled Brisket From the Forequarter. Rolled Brisket more commonly known as Pot Roast is suitable for slow pot roasting or slow oven cooking. Easily sliced when cooked.

Chuck Steak From the Forequarter. Suitable for braising or stewing. Good for long slow cooking with a good flavour.

Thick Plate From the Forequarter. Suitable for braising or stewing, a fine grained cut that cooks faster than chuck steak.

Steak Pieces Suitable for casseroles & stewing.

Very Lean Mince There is no visible fat in our very lean mince, suitable for lasagne, chilli con carne, spaghetti bolognese etc.

Topside Mince A slightly coarser mince suitable for home made burgers etc.

Spiced Silverside Available from mid October each year, Spiced Silverside is a delicious cured roast flavoured with cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon etc. Place unwrapped in a saucepan of cold water, bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer for 35 mins per lb or 77mins per kg. Do not pre-steep - can be served warm or cold.

Corned Silverside Available at Christmas & New Year. Corned silverside is traditionally known as corned beef in dublin. fantastic served with cabbage & potatoes. Place unwrapped in a saucepan of cold water, bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer for 35 mins per lb or 77mins per kg. Do not pre-steep - can be served warm or cold.

In addition to these we also stock a large range of gourmet red meat products such as meatballs, mexican stirfry & beef olives. Check out our range on your next vist

 

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