Monday, November 7, 2011
"Restructured Meat" ~ includes the McRib, chicken nuggets, meat the U.S. military buys. . .
I had never heard of restructured meat. While it sounds gross, it is just a meat technology. It's a process where salt is used to extract proteins from the muscle. The proteins become an emulsifier that holds all the little pieces of meat together in whatever shape is desired.