Thaw food in
to reduce cooking
Thawing frozen food in a refrigerator before cooking is a safe way to reduce cooking time and save energy.
Cooking food from frozen requires more energy consumption, as it takes longer for the heat to cook the food thoroughly. Hence, thawing food in the fridge before cooking helps to reduce cooking time. Thawing in the fridge as opposed to room temperature can also prevent food from entering the temperature danger zone (5ºC–60ºC), a range where bacteria can quickly grow and multiply.
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