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How long do you tenderize steak with pineapple?
Last Updated: 18th June, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, can you tenderize steak with pineapple?
Pineapple is a fruit that pairs well withbeef, pork, chicken and some types of fish. While impartinga great deal of flavor, pineapple juice helpstenderize tough cuts of meat. The enzyme inpineapple, bromelain, digests protein, softening the tissuesin meat before cooking it.
Also, can you use canned pineapple to tenderize meat? Fresh Pineapple Juice contains an enzymebromelain, which is a natural meat tenderizer. It is used inmany commercial meat tenderizers. This enzyme is destroyedin the canning process, so canned Pineapple Juice won'twork. You can, however, use canned, powdered orbottled Pineapple Juice.
Then, how long should you marinate steak in pineapple?
For cuts thinner than 1 inch, stick to about 10to 15 minutes of soak time; for moderately thicksteaks of 1 to 1 1/2 inches, marinate forroughly 15 to 20 minutes; and for thicker steaks,marinate for about 30 minutes.
What is a good meat tenderizer for steak?
Season steaks with a papaya- or pineapple-basedrub or marinade. Papaya contains a natural meat tenderizercalled papain, while pineapple contains enzymes called bromelain.Acidic tenderizers. Vinegar, lemon juice, and even yogurthave a softening and tenderizing effect onmeats.