No Need To Cook Meat "Welldone"
Cooking meat may have been the activities of our daily lives. However, we may not realize that the way we process the meat, especially beef, is not quite right. How to process these errors can cause you to lose nutritional content of meat, or even contaminated with bacteria that exist in the flesh.
To uncover some simple mistakes that we often do when cooking ground beef, there are simple tips that is given by the Executive Chef in a talk show "Let's Cook Beaf Meat Well to Help Kids Healthy and Smart" held Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has recently this.
Move the meat from the freezer to the refrigerator
Meat should be cut as needed to cook, before being put into the freezer. Point of order when removed from the freezer does not take a long time to melt the ice. Cut the meat against the fiber that is not hard. When it will be cooked, the meat should be reduced first to the refrigerator to avoid extreme temperature change. The principle is 12 hours for 1 kg of meat.
Once relegated to the refrigerator for 12 hours, the meat simply washed with running water and should not be soaked. If you soak them, especially with warm water, nutrient content will dissolve in water.
After being washed with water, boiled meat can be cooked in advance if the soup, but do not discard the water boiled. "If you want to throw dung, discard the top of the water when boiling, due to gather dirt on top. Do not waste water boiled for nutritional actually there, "he said.
Meat can last up to three months in the freezer if good quality meat. But he suggested that the meat is processed immediately after purchase.
Cook the steak medium or medium well
Most people are used to cook until meat is cooked (well done), but according to him, the meat is good for health is the meat cooked medium or medium well. Bacteria have died in a temperature of 70 degrees Celsius, so it does not have to wait 100 degrees Celsius to be appointed.
Turn the meat once
When cooking on a griddle or grill, avoid turning the meat too often. Cook the meat about 3 minutes on each side. If it was not yet ripe, ripened better in the oven.