You may have the steak, which prepared few days before. It may refrigerated and there may be some uncertainty due to some facts that you can see from the outside of the steak package. Some signs may cause serious damages for the human body. Therefore, better to read this information from beginning to the end.
Point 1 : Make sure to check the expiration date
There are so many cases found that we buy meat from the shop, which is very closer to the use-by date. In that case there may be no room for make it freeze or to thaw properly. Therefore that purchased meat may be spoiled and not in usable condition. It will be a loss for you. Better, check the dates of sell-by and use-by before you purchase it for healthy product.
Point 2 : How long you can keep cooked steak in the refrigerator
Best practice is to keep cooked steak only for 3 to 5 days inside a refrigerator for later use. Otherwise, it will spoil and steak will become not safe to consume.
Point 3 : What color change you might see in Steak
If the meat is not in a bright red or pink as the meat color there may be a problem within the meat. Therefore, the color of the meat is a visible factor for selecting the safe steak. Sometimes this meat may cause for serious allergic situations too.
Point 4 : Strong odder from the steak
When the steak is not in safe and good mode, there will be a bad and very strong odder from the steak. Row steak may not have much smell than the cooked steak. Therefore, it is better to check the smell of steak before consume or purchasing.
Point 5 : Surface appearance
If you feel very dry or juiceless appearance when touching the steak that will be another issue. It will damage the flavor and the texture of the steak. Make sure to seal pack cooked leftover steak before refrigerate it.
Therefore, of the steak is in ammonia like bad smell, the color of the steak became brownish than reddish, if the cooked steak is refrigerated over 5 days and the steak may become not safe. Be careful if you identify these signs in your steak before you have it.