Do cooking syringes work?

Discussion in 'Slicers, Grinders, Tools, Equipment' started by achilles007, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. achilles007

    achilles007 Fire Starter

    Someone told me online that cooking syringes/injectors dont work because the sauce/marinade never stays in when you inject it, and that the meat pushes it all back out.

    Is this true?

    Do flavor injectors/syringes work in your opinion?
     
  2. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes they really work, when i brine cure pork loin for example, I inject 10% of the meats total weight in and it says there. you might loose a trace but not enough to be noticable
     
  3. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    i have posted this before4 but this looks like a great spot to post it again.

     Season your meat w/ rub or whatever spice you use .Wrap w/ a good cover of plastic wrap.

    Inject thru the plastic wrap . that way any injection that may leak out will stay on the meat and  not in the pan. unwrap right b4 you get ready to smoke and hit w/ another dusting of seasoning and smoke it up.
     
  4. teeznuts

    teeznuts Master of the Pit

    I inject my hams and turkeys. There is a very noticeable difference. you will definitely get some of it running out, but IMHO it is moistening and flavoring as it makes it's way through the meat on its way out.
     
  5. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

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