tenderizer


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ten·der·iz·er

 (tĕn′də-rī′zər)
n.
1. A substance, such as a plant enzyme, applied to meat to make it tender.
2. A kitchen utensil or device used to make meat tender.
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tenderizer

(ˈtɛndəˌraɪzə) or

tenderiser

n
(Cookery) a substance, such as the plant enzyme papain, rubbed onto meat to soften the fibres and make it more tender
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenderizer - a substance (as the plant enzyme papain) applied to meat to make it tendertenderizer - a substance (as the plant enzyme papain) applied to meat to make it tender
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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Translations

tenderizer

[ˈtendəraɪzəʳ] Nablandador m
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tenderizer

nMürbesalz nt; (= hammer)Fleischklopfer m
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Bromelain is also widely used as a commercial meat tenderizer due to its ability to break down tough meat proteins.
The court also heard he used to beat the two sisters from when they were around four or five years old until they were 11 using anything from his hands, his belt, an iron pipe or a meat tenderizer on their faces, necks and anywhere on their bodies.
Preparing meat chops to be grilled requires using firstly a steak tenderizer for avoiding hard chewing meals.
To the meat tenderizer, I added icing sugar after seeing a nurse mixing it into antiseptic ointment to slap into an open wound.
Papain is derived from plants and is widely used as meat tenderizer, while arazyme is an efficient protease from insect.
It was oddly delightful to rip off the package, get a meat tenderizer and tell your son to hammer it!
And in "The Chocolate Chip Pancake is Innocent," the trial of the accused is presided over by a profiterole judge with "whipped cream hairdo" and a meat tenderizer gavel (25).
* Due to the use of commercial meat tenderizer in some dishes, Unit "2" exceeded in more than 50% the recommended amount of 700mg, since the per capita sodium consumption in this situation was 1,078 mg.
To remove blood stains from your clothing, make a thin paste solution with water and meat tenderizer. Smear it on the stained area and let it set for an hour or so before washing.
Fisheaters, their breasts are not, urn, gourmet-quality; however, when soaked in milk, whacked with a tenderizer mallet, wrapped in bacon and grilled, you can almost convince yourself you are eating bluebill.
Papain is also used as meat tenderizer in meat products to soft the hard meat.