The marinade is used only to add flavor and tenderize .
To tenderize , the marinade must include an acidic ingredient, like lemon juice, vinegar or wine.
To get the steak ready, lay it between two sheets of plastic wrap and tenderize it by pounding it flat with a meat mallet.
marinading will add spice and also tenderize the meat
Meat and poultry can be marinated for several hours or days to tenderize or add flavor.
There is some debate as to whether or not marinades actually tenderize meat.
The juices and sauce will help tenderize and flavour the meat.
With a meat mallet, pound chicken to tenderize .
The acid will help kill any bacteria lurking in the meat and will tenderize tougher cuts.
If you've selected pork, beef, chicken or turkey, it's important to tenderize it.