Believe It: This Kitchen Gadget Thaws Meat in Minutes

Keep the "Fast Defrosting Tray" handy—and you'll never thaw steaks any other way.

Who can even remember to thaw frozen meat in time for dinner? I know I’m terrible about it! In my defense, I have good intentions, but it’s so easy to forget. Thankfully, I’ve discovered a kitchen gadget that promises to thaw frozen meats up to 10 times faster than you can at room temp.

The Fast Defrosting Tray can thaw out your chicken, hamburgers, steaks and more in less than an hour, depending on the thickness of the meat. Yesss!

Estimated Thawing Times

  • Fish: 8-10 minutes
  • Pork: 20-25 minutes
  • Beef: 25-30 minutes

How It Thaws Meat So Quickly

The Fast Defrosting Tray doesn’t use hot water, electricity or chemicals. It uses “heat conducting technology,” which is way simpler than it sounds.

The board is made from aluminum so it conducts more heat than, say, a countertop. You’ll notice the board also has legs that allow air to circulate around it. Your rock-solid frozen chicken draws heat from the board, the board draws heat from the ambient air and in half an hour, that baby is ready for the grill! And you can also use it as a reverse heat conducting tray by using it to cool your hot pans.

Why You May Just Need It

Ever needed to whip up a meal in a flash? We’ve all been there—whether it’s due to unexpected guests or a potluck you forgot about. Thawing meat can take up more than 24 hours in the refrigerator. Using the Fast Defrosting Tray, even for really thick meats, should take no longer than an hour or two max.

“I was skeptical when I placed my order,” one Amazon reviewer said, “I thought that I probably would lose the money on this kitchen gadget. Well, seeing is believing, and it actually works!”

At roughly $19.99 and with a 2-year warranty, it’s worth adding to your collection of kitchen gadgets.

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Kaila Harmon
Kaila Harmon is a California native who has a deep passion for writing that has been with her from a young age. She owns a small business in which she creates various handmade home decor pieces and novelties that showcase the beauty and humor in everyday life. Before owning her small business, she obtained a Yoga Teacher Certificate and has taught both yoga and meditation off and on throughout the past ten years.