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Still partly frozen mince meat?

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FruitCakey Mon 10-Nov-14 16:11:55

I won't bore you with a story about my beef mince meat. grin

Took it out of the freezer last night to defrost. Fancy spag bol for tea. I let it defrost in the fridge, its still partly frozen. Can I still cook this up? Or would you not? Can I pop it into my microwave on the defrost setting?

Thanks. smile

HappyHippyChick Mon 10-Nov-14 16:12:32

I would just cook it up like that.

Pointlessfan Mon 10-Nov-14 16:13:35

I'd stick it in the microwave on defrost for a couple of minutes.

Behoove Mon 10-Nov-14 16:14:07

You can give it a quick buzz in the micro defrost, I've done that before.

secretsquirrels Mon 10-Nov-14 16:15:29

I often cook from frozen or partly frozen. High heat in frying pan and break it up with a fork as you push it around the pan.

LuckyLopez Mon 10-Nov-14 16:17:24

Boil it.

FruitCakey Mon 10-Nov-14 16:22:42

Brilliant! Thank you!

AMumInScotland Mon 10-Nov-14 16:23:00

I would just cook it from frozen, so long as it all ends up piping hot there's no reason to worry, and by the time you turn it into spag bol it's definitely going to have been cooked thoroughly.

Chrissy41 Mon 10-Nov-14 16:24:14

yep just cook - it breaks up so small will defrost itself - certainly don't boil it though.

secretsquirrels Mon 10-Nov-14 16:36:04

Boiled mince <bleugh>

FruitCakey Mon 10-Nov-14 16:40:30

I appreciate the advice but I just couldn't boil it. shock

LuckyLopez Mon 10-Nov-14 17:06:36

Oh blush

Well to be fair I am a shit cook.

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