How to Tenderize Steak
Learn how to tenderize steak using a meat mallet, marinade, steak seasoning, and by braising! Plus, extra tips and steak recipes.
For the most tender steak, follow these tips:
- Let your beef come to room temperature before cooking. This ensures it cooks evenly throughout, which is important for achieving the most tender slices of beef.
- Let it rest before cutting. After you cook it, let your steak rest before slicing. If you slice too early, it will lose some of its juiciness.
- Slice against the grain, always! The grain refers to the lines running through a cooked cut of beef. Cutting against the grain is so important for tender steak.