- Why can wagyu be eaten raw?
- Is raw Wagyu safe?
- How do you eat raw Wagyu?
- Can you eat fresh raw meat?
- How do Japanese eat Wagyu?
- Why do Lebanese eat raw meat?
The secret of Kobe beef is its natural marbling—the tiny webs of fat in the meat that melt at high temperature and give the meat its near-miraculous tenderness (the finest cuts are so soft that they can even be eaten raw as meat sushi, known as wagyu nigiri ). It’s the marbling of fat that is key.
“When you have very high-end Wagyu, you barely want to cook it. The middle you want to keep as raw as possible. But even if it were cooked medium or medium-well, it would still be juicy,” says Giuseppe Tentori, executive chef of GT Prime in Chicago. “Just slice it super thin so it melts in your mouth.
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It’s OK if you don’t like your meat well done, but it’s not safe to go to the other extreme. Steak or chicken tartare is meat eaten uncooked. Raw meat and poultry are most likely to cause food poisoning. To stay safe, be sure meats are properly cooked.
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In Lebanon, the people used to kill animals on Sundays or feast days and the meat was immediately eaten, raw which was a way for the Lebanese to guarantee the meat’s safety according to NPR.