Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Better Home Cooking Basics: #30 To Ensure a Good Sear, Make Sure Your Protein is Dry & Your Oil is Hot
You eat with your eyes first so make sure your protein, whether it's steak, chicken, scallops, etc., is love at first site with a nicely seared exterior. To make sure this happens dry your protein off as best you can, blot it with paper towels - it should do the trick. Then make sure your oil is hot & you'll get a better sear each time. Another great reason to make sure your protein is dry is to avoid oil splatter - which OUCH hurts! Happy searing!
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