Quintessential in any Brazilian barbecue worth its salt, it is one of the most appreciated and popular beef cuts in the country and abroad. A portion of the larger cut alcatra completa (similar to U.S. top sirloin butt), it must not weigh more than 1.1 kilo (2.4 lb), or it will include a piece of the harder, adjacent cut (outside / bottom round). This Brazilian beef cut, similar to U.S. top sirloin cap (fat on), also called rump cap, is triangular and has a uniform layer of fat covering the whole surface of one side, which should be thick and have a homogenous color. Very flavorful and tender, it can also be roasted and served with sauces, marinated, or stuffed.