Philly cheesesteak sandwich with fries.
The Best Way To Slice Meat
For Philly Cheesesteaks
By Kaliga Rice
The correct type of cheese and vegetables to use in a Philly cheesesteak have been the topics of two age-old debates. However, most cooks agree on the best way to slice meat for a Philly cheesesteak.
Thinly sliced pieces of meat are best for the Philly cheesesteak, as they are easy to chew, and restaurants will use deli slicers to shave the meat perfectly. While it’s unlikely that you have a deli slicer at home, you can just place the meat in the freezer for long enough to ensure that your steak cut is firm — not frozen — and then slice it.
Most cooks believe ribeye steak is the ideal option for a Philly cheesesteak, as its robust flavor and tenderness make it a delicious cut of meat and one of the best steaks for the grill. However, if you're on a budget, some popular alternatives are sirloin, skirt, and flank steak.