Why Put Himalayan Salt in the Dry-Aging Room?
Himalayan salt is one of the most powerful ingredients in the World. Its rich materials and sublime flavor combine, enhancing flavors and assisting in the dry-aging process. With the help of the right techniques, placing Himalayan salt in the dry-aging room plays an important role in creating the perfect conditions for aging meat. As the Himalayan salt helps pull excess moisture from the meat, it also acts as a natural antibacterial element that helps kill any bacteria in the aging room you don’t want.
Do You Need Salt to Dry-Age Beef?
The purpose of dry-aging meat is to improve tenderness and create a unique flavor only achievable through this process. Aging meat allows natural enzymes time to break down muscles and tissue which tenderizes the meat. The moisture loss concentrates the flavor to create the rich, unique taste associated with aged meat. While salt isn’t used to help in the aging process, it is used to assist with drying or curing the meat.
How Do You Dry-Age Beef with Salt?
Using salt to dry age beef helps pull more of the moisture from the meat, giving the flavor an extra boost.
What Kind of Salt Do You Use for Dry-Aging Beef?
A good dry-aged steak will not need much before going into the chamber. To help dry the meat and amplify the flavor, you can really use any type of salt like kosher or Himalayan salt.
Can You Use Himalayan Salt for Curing Meat?
Himalayan salt can be used for meat curing. There are many benefits to be gained to help dry-age meat.
- It ensures the meat boasts a much deeper flavor.
- It is known to act as a natural anti-microbial because of its chemical components.
How The Aging Room Uses Himalayan Salt
At The Aging Room, our dry-aging chambers come equipped with a wall of pink Himalayan salt bricks. Using our patented techniques, the Himalayan salt wall helps eliminate any unwanted bacteria from the room and strengthens the flavor of the meat. To protect the chamber, the coating of the chamber wall is completely salt resistant. This way you don’t have to worry about the salt damaging the equipment.
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