Health Tip: Marinating Meat07/23/13
(HealthDay News) -- Marinating meat adds flavor to your food,
but it can also introduce germs if it's done improperly.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture mentions these marinating
- Allow food to marinate in the refrigerator, never on the
- You can safely allow poultry and cubed meat to marinate for up
to two days.
- You can safely allow steak, beef, pork, veal, lamb roasts and
chops to marinate for up to five days.
- If you want to use some of the marinade to baste the meat as
you cook, reserve a portion
beforeyou add it to the meat.
- If you reuse marinade that's been used on raw meat, first bring
it to a boil to kill any bacteria.
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