Here are clever ways to make meat more tender to cook

First Published 24, Aug 2020, 4:22 PM

Here are some common everyday ingredients that can soften your tough meat
 

<p>The hallmark of a good meat-eating experience is based on the cut of the meat, and of course, the ultimate meat-falling-off-the-bone coupled with a melt-in-your-mouth experience.</p>

The hallmark of a good meat-eating experience is based on the cut of the meat, and of course, the ultimate meat-falling-off-the-bone coupled with a melt-in-your-mouth experience.

<p>Besides bashing the meat, there are 5 surprising ways that you can incorporate using everyday kitchen ingredients to tenderise them (besides salt and curd).</p>

Besides bashing the meat, there are 5 surprising ways that you can incorporate using everyday kitchen ingredients to tenderise them (besides salt and curd).

<p><strong>Ginger:&nbsp;</strong>The enzyme present in ginger helps break down the proteins present in the meat naturally.<br />
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Ginger: The enzyme present in ginger helps break down the proteins present in the meat naturally.
 

<p>&nbsp;<strong>Fruits:&nbsp;</strong>This is best used for meats that are not thick cuts. Specific fruits such as papaya and kiwi are best used as a marinade by massaging the pulpy remains onto the meat and leaving it to rest for a few hours.<br />
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 Fruits: This is best used for meats that are not thick cuts. Specific fruits such as papaya and kiwi are best used as a marinade by massaging the pulpy remains onto the meat and leaving it to rest for a few hours.
 

<h1 itemprop="headline"><strong>Coffee:</strong> Planning to grill your meat? Use your best black coffee brew to let the meat marinate in before slapping it on to the grill.<br />
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Coffee: Planning to grill your meat? Use your best black coffee brew to let the meat marinate in before slapping it on to the grill.
 

<p><strong>Tea: </strong>Similarly, the tannins present in black tea also help break down the tough tissues in the meat.<br />
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Tea: Similarly, the tannins present in black tea also help break down the tough tissues in the meat.
 

<p><strong>&nbsp;Baking soda: </strong>Sprinkle some baking soda onto the meat, and let it rest for 5-6 hours in a chilled place.</p>

 Baking soda: Sprinkle some baking soda onto the meat, and let it rest for 5-6 hours in a chilled place.

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