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Is it safe to use meat tenderizer?

asked by lakshmi over 5 years ago

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added over 5 years ago

Pineapple, kiwi and papaya are all fabulous meat tenderizers. Most bottled powders are derived from pineapple cores in some fashion, but I personally think sticking to the original is always better. I don't own meat tenderizer since I view it as 'unsafe' and unnecessary, but I don't know any science to back me up. Depending on what you are tenderizing, plain yogurt, buttermilk, or leftover whey are also wonderful for tenderizing.

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added over 5 years ago

Yes, it's safe use meat tenderizer, which is powder form of the enzyme, Papain. In the amounts used for cooking it is safe. It's used in a wide variety of products, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins...

It is only unsafe in large dosages, for example supplements for pain and inflammation.

If you would rather not chance it, vinegar is a good tenderizer as is baking soda.

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HalfPint

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added over 5 years ago

Yes, it's safe use meat tenderizer, which is powder form of the enzyme, Papain. In the amounts used for cooking it is safe. It's used in a wide variety of products, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins...

It is only unsafe in large dosages, for example supplements for pain and inflammation.

If you would rather not chance it, vinegar is a good tenderizer as is baking soda.

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added over 4 years ago

Hello Everyone, Papaya enzyme papain is scientifically safe to use as tenderizer. We manufacture same. Any one can email us on [email protected] to learn or have any query.

Regards,
Jignesh

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added over 4 years ago

Hello Everyone,
After this post, I have received so many emails. Thanks to everyone who have taken interest in knowing something.
I expect to get more queries.

Regards,
Jignesh
Mobile: +919275062166
Email: [email protected]

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