- Here are some common everyday ingredients that can soften your tough meats
In fact, 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.
Besides bashing the meat, there are 5 surprising ways that you can incorporate using everyday kitchen ingredients to tenderise them (besides salt and curd).
The enzyme present in ginger helps break down the proteins present in the meat naturally.
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.
Planning to grill your meats? Use your best black coffee brew to let the meat marinate in before slapping it on to the grill.
Similarly, the tannins present in black tea also help breakdown the tough tissues in the meat.
5. Baking soda:
Sprinkle some baking soda onto the meat, and let it rest for 5-6 hours in a chilled place.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:41 PM IST