All-Purpose Tenderising Marinade

While on the subject of marinades, I was told that dry ginger ale is a great tenderiser, and so it proved to be.

But due to a communication error with She-who-did-the-shopping, the first batch of cheap steak I tried to marinate in it actually ended up being marinated in Bundaberg ginger beer.  I can report it worked just as well as a tenderising marinade, and tasted better!

Marinade for around 2Kg steak , pork, hogget or chicken:

  • 1 bottle of Bundaberg ginger beer
  • a few dashes Worcestershire Sauce
  • garlic to taste
  • a few tablespoons oyster sauce –  Or Mushroom Soy
  • black pepper

For an industrial strength tenderiser, add the peel of a pawpaw, but don’t leave the meat in there too long, or you will have grey mush. When barbecuing, baste in the marinade, but throw the papaya skin away

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One Response to All-Purpose Tenderising Marinade

  1. Alan says:

    Papain is the enzyme that does the job. Also relieves insect stings, and softens the skin over a boil or abscess. Can be used as an exfoliant to remove dried and cornified skin. One of the trad remedies that works, which is why the drug companies use it.

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