Eating beef or mutton is certainly very delicious, especially if the taste and texture of the meat are soft and does not leave a smell. Beef and goat also have many health benefits. Unfortunately, improper processing sometimes makes the smell left in the meat. Another problem is when eaten tough. The smell and tough, when eaten, make the meat delicacy be reduced. How do you process meat properly?
1. Clean the meat
Before cooking meat, clean it first to be safe for consumption. But if you want to cook meat you should not wash it because beef or goat if too much water is exposed, the aroma of the meat will be stronger. Clean the meat with a tissue or clean cloth after that squeeze the lime to be smeared on the meat then boil the meat with boiling water for a while so that dirt, bacteria, and the remaining blood in the meat comes out. After cleaning, boil the meat with boiling water, even better if it is boiled two to three times so that the meat becomes clean and tender.
2. Soak using pineapple
Processing meat is cooking that is easy and easy because a few wrong steps will lead to imperfect results. Do you want to eat soft meat? Before cooking you can leave the pineapple on the surface of the pineapple meat to be able to put the meat in an instant, do not forget to make sure the meat is not soaked in pineapple for too long because if the meat can be destroyed and too soft.
3. Add spices
Processing meat before cooking should leave the meat for about 10 minutes with garlic and salt added before boiling. When the meat is boiled you can add ginger to the cooking water so that the fishy odor disappears. Using spices to give flavor to the meat so that when cooked the meat does not taste bland. If the meat will be used as rib soup you can use spices such as nutmeg, star anise seeds, orange leaves, cinnamon, and so on according to taste.
4. Proper use of fire
When cooking meat, especially if you are in a hurry to eat, surely you will be negligent with the use of fire when cooking, even though the use of fire when cooking is very important and must be considered.
If when cooked the meat has changed color you should immediately turn down the heat on the stove yes because otherwise the meat will quickly disintegrate and the seasoning will also not seep in completely. Use low heat when cooking meat to avoid the formation of a crumbly texture. The use of low heat can make seasoning more pervasive in meat. The seasonings that permeate perfectly will certainly produce delicious meat flavors and upload tastes.
5. Wrap with papaya leaves
Make tender meat not only by using pineapple.If you have no pineapple at home, you can use papaya leaves as a substitute. If you use papaya leaves by wrapping meat in the leaves, don’t wrap the meat too long because the sap can get into the meat and eliminate the healthy nutrients in the meat. With these methods you can cook meat easily and deliciously, the meat that is served will also have a soft and flavorful texture.