Sous Vide is one of the famous cooking methods to the home users because of its smooth action. The word comes from a French word that means ‘under vacuum.’
Many of you still do not have any idea about the cooking method by using a vacuum sealer for sous vide. Today you will have a bright idea as well as tips to cook sous vide method here.
Lets Introduce With Sous Vide
Sous vide is a process of cooking food while food is in the package. The process is different because this is one type of cooking by bathing food underwater in a sous vide container.
Boiling egg is one of the best examples to make you understand the concept. What happen if you put an egg in a perfect temperature water container? Simply, the egg will be boiled within a short time although this has a shell.
When you are considering the normal process of cooking, you will add different types of ingredients on the food i.e. meat or seafood and cook it at a fixed temperature.
But, sous vide cooking technique is different and follows the term ‘stream-cooking’ method. In the process, you will use hot water at a fixed temperature and bath the vacuum sealed food package. The temperature will be fixed as long as the cooking completed.
Although sous vide cooking seems to be a simple way to cook food, there are still some other things. But, this is possible to cook food on sous vide way within a specific time without over-cooked risk.
How To Do Sous Vide Cooking Using A Vacuum Sealing?
The most important step of sous vide cooking is to prepare the food and ingredients in bags for sous vide. You can also use a zip-locked bag or pouch for this type of cooking but this could invite oxygen into the bag.
You can put the ingredients along with the meat or vegetables into a bag and freeze them before vacuum sealing. However, you will need to put the food items into small cubes in order to get good cooked dish.
If you want to use a marinated food cooking, you will need to use the fluid mixture with the meat and seal the bag. Having the right vacuum sealer is also important because the chamber vacuum sealers give the best sous vide cooking experience. However, you should go with similar standard vacuum sealer like foodsaver model to cook food in this process.
Don’t forget to add the date on the bag while sealing and keep it in the fridge. When you will cook food in sous vide process, the temperature of water and time will be varied.
You can use kitchen sink filled with lukewarm water in order to cook vacuum packaged food in this process. Use the thermometer in order to track the temperature and a watch to track time of cooking. Using water ovens can also be used for sous vide but this will need extra budget.
Always prepare the bags perfectly and give a continuous constrain temperature for sous vide cooking. The vacuum sealer should have great air suction power because oxygen implement in the bag will damage the flavor and taste of the food.