What Can I Do If Cooked Meat Is Too Salty?

Woman's Day recommends adding acid, such as lemon juice, to meat that is too salty. Other recommendations include adding fat, such as oil, or something bland, such as bread, to absorb the salt.

The meat can also be chopped and turned into a stew. The water and added ingredients absorb some of the salt from the meat and balance the taste. An important step is to avoid combining salty meat with other ingredients that also tend to be salty, for example, cheese. The recommended way to avoid over-salting food is to taste-test the meal as it is being cooked and to adjust the salt content as necessary.