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How To Defrost Ground Beef

How To Defrost Ground Beef

You may be used to putting ground beef in the microwave to defrost it, but there are actually better ways to do it which are safe from the risk of contamination, but will not cook the meat in the process.


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  • frozen ground beef


There are two ways of defrosting your ground beef, the first way is to put it on a baking tray and leave it in the bottom shelf of your fridge for about 5 hours per pound of meat.

The second way to defrost ground beef is to submerge it in cold water. It takes half as long as leaving it in the fridge, but you need to change the water quite often.