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I pre-seasoned my steak w/salt, pepper, garlic and lime. Did I ruin it by putting the salt on it - will it pull out the moisture? Planning on cooking it

asked by XXX-XXX-2310 over 5 years ago
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SKK
added over 5 years ago

Won't know until you try it. My bet is it will be ok.

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Sam1148

Sam is a trusted home cook.

added over 5 years ago

Here's a bit on the science of salting steak.
http://www.seriouseats...

The results is either salt it cook within 10 mins.
Or 40mins before cooking.
the in between times can draw out moisture. The longer time allows the moisture to retreat.

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added over 5 years ago

Thanks for the great feedback and link. Love food pickle. Sent this on behalf of a friend who was concerned she ruined the the steak her husband bought.