Cooking Instructions

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Considering ovens vary in so many ways, these are approximate cooking times & temperatures. We guarantee all our meats to be tender and juicy!

In order for us to give you the best possible service, we DO accept phone orders. In fact, we stress you to do so. Just call us a few hours ahead and your order will be ready when you arrive.


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Beef

These cooking times are for people who like their meat rare to medium.

  • Filet Mignon Steaks – Grill at medium flame 9 minutes per side for an average
    1 1/2″ inch thick steak.
  • New York Strip Steak – Grill at medium flame 7 minutes per side for an average
    1 1/4″ inch thick steak.
  • Ribeye Steak – Grill at medium flame 7 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″
    inch thick steak.
  • Porterhouse Steak – Grill at medium flame 8 minutes per side for an average
    1 1/4″ inch thick steak.
  • Sirloin Steak – Grill at medium flame 9 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″
    inch thick steak.
  • Skirt Steak – Grill at medium flame 5 minutes per side.
  • London Broil – Grill at medium flame for 15 minutes per side or bake at 350° for 50 minutes covered.
  • Beef Kabobs – Bake at 350° for 50 minutes covered, then finish on the
    grill, medium flame for 15 minutes.

Poultry

  • Stuffed Chicken Breast – Bake at 350° for 1 hour 15 minutes, cover first hour (not recommended for grilling).
  • Marinated Chicken Breast – Bake at 350° for 1 hour, no cover. Or grill
    15 minutes per side.
  • Chicken Kabobs – Bake at 350° for 50 minutes covered, then finish on the grill
    15 minutes at medium flame.
  • Chicken Fajita – Sauté approximately 15 minutes, or until chicken is white.
    Serve over rice, noodles, or in a soft taco shell.
  • Whole Chickens – Bake at 350° for 1 hour 15 minutes, cover the first hour. Please allow an extra 1/2 hour if stuffed.
  • Whole Roaster – Bake at 350° for 2 hours 15 minutes, cover the first 2 hours. Please allow an extra 1/2 hour if stuffed.
  • Stuffed Cornish Hens – Bake at 350° for 1 hour 15 minutes, cover the first hour.
  • Marinated Turkey Breast – Bake at 350° for 1 hour covered, or grill 15 minutes
    per side on medium flame.

Pork

  • Butterfly Pork Chops – Grill at medium flame 8 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″ inch thick chop.
  • Center Cut Pork Chops – Grill at medium flame 8 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″ inch thick chop.
  • Pork Tenderloin Cutlets – Bread and sauté 5 minutes per side
  • Bread Stuffed Pork Chops – Bake at 350° oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, cover the first hour.
  • Baby Back Ribs – Bake at 400° oven for 1 hour and 40 minutes covered with 1/4″ inch water in pan. Then baste with sauce and grill at medium flame 15 minutes.

Lamb & Veal

  • Boneless Leg of Lamb – Grill at medium flame 13 minutes per side or bake at 350° for 40 minutes covered.
  • Loin Lamb Chops – Grill at medium flame 7 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″ inch thick chop.
  • Provimi Veal Chops – Grill at medium flame 8 minutes per side for an average 1 1/4″ inch thick chop.
  • Provimi Veal Cutlets – Bread and sauté 5 minutes per side.

Roasts

  • Boneless Sirloin Tip Roast
  • Boneless Pork Roast
  • Porketta Roast
  • Seasoned Sirloin Tip Roast
  • Easy Carve Prime Rib
  • Pot Roast

Roasting times for these items vary due to weight, please ask your butcher for cooking times on these special cut roasts, or, let us cook for you! All your favorite dishes prepared in our kitchen, served hot, sliced and in homemade gravy. Go ahead, you deserve it!


Others

  • Marinated Mushroom Kabobs – Wrap in foil, grill on medium flame 20 minutes.
  • Ground Sirloin – Low cholesterol, great for steak tar tar.
  • Ground Chuck – Excellent for meatloaf, chili, etc.
  • Danny’s Homemade Italian sausage – Great for grilling or, in Italian gravy.
  • Danny’s Homemade bratwurst – Grill, or broil.
  • All Beef Hot Dogs – Grill, or broil.
  • Smoked Polish Sausage – Broil, fry, or boil in sauerkraut.
  • Three Cheese Potatoes – Bake at 350° for 40 minutes, or microwave for 5 minutes.
  • XL Baking Potatoes – Poke with knife, wrap in foil, bake at 375° for 1 1/2 hours, or grill on medium flame for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Freezer Items

  • Stuffed Ravioli – Drop in boiling water 5 to 7 minutes. Will float when done.
  • Tortellini – Drop in boiling water 5 to 7 minutes. Will float when done.
  • Gnocchi – Drop in boiling water 5 to 7 minutes. will float when done.
  • Manicotti – Bake at 350° with a splash of water in dish for 45 minutes, covered.
  • Stuffed Peppers – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° with a 1/4″ inch of water in dish for 2 hours, keep covered the first 1 1/2 hours.
  • Dad’s Homemade Meatballs – Bake at 350° for 40 minutes.
  • Dad’s Homemade Marinara Sauce – Be careful… it’s addicting!
  • Lobster Tails – Due to size and quality availability, please ask your butcher for specific cooking instructions.
  • King Crab Legs – Place legs in roasting pan with 1/2″ inch water in bottom of pan, bake at 350° for 45 minutes, keep covered.
  • Baked Clams – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° for 40 – 45 minutes.
  • Shrimp – Boil, or sauté.
  • Stuffed Flounder – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° for 50 – 55 minutes.
  • Stuffed Sole – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° for 45 – 50 minutes.
  • Sole Almondine – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° for 45 – 50 minutes.
  • Orange Roughy – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° oven for 45 – 50 minutes.
  • Crab Cakes – FROM FROZEN, bake at 350° for 40 – 45 minutes.
  • Beef Wellington – Defrost for 1 hour, brush with melted butter, bake at 350° for 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • Chicken Wellington – Defrost for 1 hour, brush with melted butter, bake at 350° for 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • Boneless Duck Breast – Bake at 350° for 55 minutes, drain juice halfway through cooking time.
  • Chicken Kiev – Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.
  • Hot Wings – Bake at 350° for 40 – 45 minutes.
  • Twice Baked Potatoes – Bake at 350° for 45 minutes, top with butter.

Here at Prime “N” Tender Meats, we know how hectic your lives can sometimes be. We also know you have a choice from where to purchase your meat. We strive to give you the best products AND outstanding service.

From all of us at Prime “N” Tender Meats… THANK YOU for your business!