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Why should you coat meat with flour before frying?


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2007-08-14 03:06:41
2007-08-14 03:06:41

Coating meat in flour before frying adds a layer that will brown better. Also, if this step is done before meat is added to a stew, this will help to thicken the sauce. Hope this helps!

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