Make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking.
More example sentences
- The meat is tenderized and then marinated in a sauce made of sugar, soy sauce and the secret ingredient of the day.
- There is some debate as to whether or not marinades actually tenderize meat.
- Long, slow cooking tenderises tougher cuts, making them melt in the mouth.
Definition of tenderize in:
- The British & World English dictionary