Beef looks wierd?

Discussion in 'Meat Selection and Processing' started by bradsbbq, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. bradsbbq

    bradsbbq Newbie

    So im letting some corned beef sit in water in my fridge for 2 days now to get saltness out of the meat and the meat looks pale? is that normal?
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Yep...The water can dissolve some of the color, Myoglobin protein that makes meat red, as the meat soaks. Nothing to worry about...JJ
  3. bradsbbq

    bradsbbq Newbie

    Thanks buddy
  4. scootermagoo

    scootermagoo Smoking Fanatic

    I have a neighbor that looks weird!  He's pale lookin', too.  I stay away from him.
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