Translation of tenderize in Spanish:

tenderize

ablandar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛndərʌɪz//ˈtɛndəˌraɪz/

transitive verb

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    (meat) ablandar
    • The marinade is used only to add flavor and tenderize.
    • There is some debate as to whether or not marinades actually tenderize meat.
    • We need to use a special type of vinegar to tenderise the meat.
    • Aging tenderizes beef naturally.
    • Meat and poultry can be marinated for several hours or days to tenderize or add flavor.
    • Long, slow cooking is the only way to tenderise these cuts.
    • The juices and sauce will help tenderize and flavour the meat.
    • Long, slow cooking tenderises tougher cuts, making them melt in the mouth.
    • With a meat mallet, pound chicken to tenderize.
    • Cure the shrimp briefly in salt and sugar to tenderize and flavorize.
    • If you've selected pork, beef, chicken or turkey, it's important to tenderize it.
    • To get the steak ready, lay it between two sheets of plastic wrap and tenderize it by pounding it flat with a meat mallet.
    • The acid will help kill any bacteria lurking in the meat and will tenderize tougher cuts.
    • Marinating does two things: it tenderizes the meat and it adds flavour.
    • I like my birds hung overnight (hanging tenderises the meat).
    • The meat is tenderized and then marinated in a sauce made of sugar, soy sauce and the secret ingredient of the day.
    • The marinade of cornflour, sesame oil and rice wine or dry sherry tenderises the meat and supplies a thickening agent for the sauce.
    • Restaurants often coat meat in cornstarch, which tenderizes it, before cooking.
    • Cooking in liquid for lengthy periods works best for tenderizing these cuts.
    • To tenderize, the marinade must include an acidic ingredient, like lemon juice, vinegar or wine.