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When should you marinate meat?
Last Updated: 18th March, 2020
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In respect to this, how long can I marinate meat?
You Can Marinate for TooLong! Your best bet for achieving marination magic isto soak your chicken, pork chops or loins and steak at least30 minutes, but never longer than overnight.
One may also ask, what is the best way to marinate meat? Directions
- Place the soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershiresauce, garlic powder, basil, parsley, and pepper in a blender. Addhot pepper sauce and garlic, if desired. Blend on high speed for 30seconds until thoroughly mixed.
- Pour marinade over desired type of meat. Cover, and refrigeratefor up to 8 hours.
does marinating meat make it more tender?
Marinating Only Affects the Surface It's merely coating the surface with the flavorfulingredients. This is why marinating beef in an acidic liquiddoesn't turn it into ceviche. The acid simply doesn't penetrate,largely because of the amount of collagen-based connective tissuein meat.
What happens when you marinate meat?
In meats, the acid causes the tissue to breakdown, which allows more moisture to be absorbed and results in ajuicier end product; however, too much acid can be detrimental tothe end product. If raw marinated meat is frozen, themarinade can break down the surface and turn the outer layermushy.