This cut has a pronounced amount of fat within the meat, bringing about a lot of flavor to savor. The average steak is 3 in. wide, 6 in. long, and ½ in. thick in size. From the shoulder, the Chuck Steak naturally has a dynamic motion and structure. It is recommended to tenderize the meat with a highly acidic marinade before throwing it on a grill or skillet. An alternative to a marinade is preparing in a slow cooker rendering this steak to a fork-tender state.