English version

tenderize in Cooking topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtenderizeten‧der‧ize (also tenderise British English) /ˈtendəraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DFCto make meat softer and easier to eat by preparing it in a special way→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tenderizeFirst enzymes within the tissues of the animal carcass will modify tissues chemically and physically to effect tenderizing.The key is in the cooking; no amount of marinating will tenderize a tough cut of meat.Brushing such liquids on to the meat creates a crust that helps to tenderize it.Grinding beef to make hamburger is a means of tenderizing less tender cuts.The acid helps tenderize the meat.