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If i were to put water in a sous vide bag with protein @ 140- 161 degrees, will the temperature behigh enough to infuse the water with the proteins flavor?

asked by brandon over 7 years ago

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SKK
added over 7 years ago

The purpose of sue vide is to cook the meat the same way as a braise or poach using less liquid then you would traditionally. Put grill marks on the meat, put it in the bag and add flavorful liquid and/or seasonsings and cook until done. Depends on the protein for how long you cook.

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brandon
added over 7 years ago

I actually just want to poach the protein at a controlled temperature but use the extra liquid to create a light, yet flavorful nage, that is a perfect portion for each bag.

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Chef Krull
added over 7 years ago

I would start with a flavorful liquid like chicken stock and some aromatics. After the protein is cooked, season and or thicken the liquid to taste. The liquid will take on some flavor of the protein.

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