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Tips for Storing and How to Thaw Frozen Meat

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We can say that meat is an extremely popular food in the diet of people all over the world. There’s nothing as satisfying and delicious as a juicy cut of meat. Although beef seems to be the most popular choice, chicken, seafood and mutton are also some tasty choices to be picked from.

Buying frozen meat has become the preferred choice in these recent years, and the existents of delivery services made it easier to get. It’s a well-known fact that the quality of the meat will be degraded over time even if you kept it at a stable temperature in your freezer. However, this can be avoided with a few tips on how to store and thaw your frozen meat after receiving it from your fresh frozen beef delivery services provider!

How To Store Fresh Frozen Meat In The Freezer?

  1. Ensure It’s Air-Tight & Leak-Proof Wrapping
    Before you decide to fill up your freezer full of frozen beef, it’s important to ensure that your frozen meat is stored properly in an air-tight and leak-proof wrapping. This is to ensure that your frozen meat did not directly exposed to cold air or risk having its content leaking out into your freezer.

  2. Internal Temperature Freezer
    Another thing to be considered when you store your frozen meat in the freezer, is to ensure the internal temperature of the freezer at below -10-degree Celsius to protect your frozen meat from the microorganisms such as bacteria, the yeast of mould

How to Thaw Meat?

Usually, there are 3 ways to thaw meat. If you freeze the meat properly, it should be easy to take it out and thaw it in less time.

  1. Thawing in The Refrigerator
    It is best to thaw meat slowly. If you have plenty of time to thaw your meat, then you should put the meat in the fridge and let it be there overnight before cooking. Always make sure that your meat is in a sealed bag to keep moisture away from the foods in your fridge.
  1. Thawing in The Coldwater
    Another method of thawing meat is to place it in a bowl of cold water. Make sure that the food packaging is in a sealed package. Leave it until it softens, and keep changing the water after every 30 minutes.
  1. Thawing in The Microwave
    If you need it urgently, you can also defrost it using the microwave. Always remember to cook the meat straight away after defrosting it. If you don’t want to cook it right away, put it in the fridge to make it not get too hot.

Meat plays an important part in our cooking and we have various types of meat in our freezers according to our taste. The process flow from buying meat, and freezing it, to cooking it, takes a lot of effort. If you know the advantage and disadvantages of various storage methods, you can store your meat in the right way.

It’s important to understand how to treat frozen and fresh meat to keep the flavours intact. Freezing, thawing and cooking are crucial processes. If you don’t do it the right way in freezing the meat, it will affect the taste of the meat. If you are looking for the best online grocery in Malaysia that offers frozen meat delivery, BELI e-Mart is the right place for you where we offer high quality and halal certified frozen meat & poultry. Visit our online store today and make your excellent selection yourself!

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