Originally Posted by attimus
Originally Posted by perchie.girl
Ok I have a dumb question....
I found three ribeye steaks in the back of the freezer. They need to be cooked.
I am finding lately that I dont do so well with defrosted meat of any kind.
Is there a trick or technique to ensure they will be Juicy, tender once I get them defrosted?
How do you defrost steaks in a restaurant...
we cut our steaks fresh at work
but if there is something that needs to be thawed quickly we do what's called a power thaw and keep it in a basin with running cold water.
As far as cooking the steak goes, most people tend to over cook meat. That can be a culprit in and of its own. If your meat is freezer burned it will always be tough and dry. Consider using them in a stew or soup.
a fresh room temperature steak I got it.... and no I dont over cook. unless ordered to ..... mom likes her steaks well done... if she sees pink on the plate she complains that its all bloody.
The rest of us like medium rare. I can eat a steak very rare as long as its not cold in the middle...
I do the defrost in ice water deal. slip the steak in a bag then lay it in a casserole dish and run cold water on it...
It takes three days to defrost things in the refrigerator.
so I am not doing anything wrong just keeping stuff too long in the freezer.