Why do you have to soak meat before cooking: useful tips
Meat is one of the most popular products that can be used to make many delicious dishes, from cutlets to salads, chops, fillings for pies, pies, and dumplings. It is also used to make roasts, jellies, and soups. But you should know that meat needs to be soaked for some time before cooking.
The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you why you should soak meat in water and for how long.
Why soak meat in water
Cooks claim that this is a good way to "pull out" from the meat everything that should not get into our body, namely any medicines (antibiotics, stimulants, hormones) that may be in the meat. They can also get into the meat during transportation or storage.
How to properly soak meat
Put the meat in a large pot or bowl, cover with water, and add lemon juice and salt. Leave the meat like this for 1-2 hours, then drain and rinse again with good running water.
Soaked meat cooks faster and has less of a characteristic odor!