Stewing meats are usually tougher cuts of meat than meats for broiling or grilling. They require longer cooking times than the tender cuts of meat. The longer cooking time makes these meats tender so don't try to rush stew meats. Below is approximate cooking time for stew meats. Always make sure meats are fully cooked before serving. Always thoroughly wash utensils used to cut raw meats before using to prepare raw foods for meals.
|Type of Meat||Time to cook per pound|
|Beef||40 to 60 minutes per pound|
|Lamb||20 per pound|
|Veal||25 minutes per pound|
|Chicken||20 minutes (or more) per pound|