Brazilian Tenderloin 500/G
Why are they called Brazilian Tenderloin?
The tenderloin is an oblong shape spanning two primal cuts: the short loin (called the sirloin in Commonwealth countries) and the sirloin (called the rump in Commonwealth countries). The tenderloin sits beneath the ribs, next to the backbone. It has two ends: the butt and the “tail”. The smaller, pointed end—the “tail”—starts a little past the ribs, growing in thickness until it ends in the “sirloin” primal cut, which is closer to the butt of the cow. This muscle does very little work, so it is the tenderest part of the beef.
There’s more than one way to cook that whole beef tenderloin (aka tenderloin roast). When handing the whole tenderloin, or at least multiple pounds of beef tenderloin, we suggest roasting beef tenderloin in the oven or grilling over indirect heat. Try it both ways, then decide the best way to cook beef tenderloin for yourself!