"Meat obtained from animals in plains and forests. You can eat it raw, but cooking it will make it more delicious and nutritious."
— In-game description

The Raw Meat is an item from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It is a curative item that restore Link's health by refilling one Heart Container. Link can find it by hunting mammals such as boars, foxes, and mountain Goats. Link can also purchase it from some traveling merchants such as the traveling butcher Mezer. It is the basic and lowest grade animal meat in Breath of the Wild. Link can roast it with fire or volcanic temperatures to make Seared Steak or freeze it to make Icy Meat. Raw Meat is a key ingredient is several dishes such as Meat Curry and Meat Stew. It can also be used as an ingredient to create Meat Skewers, Tough Meat-Stuffed Pumpkin, and Spicy Pepper Steak though other grades and types of meat can be used to create these as well. It resembles a slab of meat.

This item was initially called Steak in early builds of the game.


Raw Meat is a key ingredient in several recipes:

Related Side Quests

During the "Koko Cuisine" side quest, Koko asks Link to bring her some meat to make Tough Meat-Stuffed Pumpkin. Link can bring her any grade of animal meat including Raw Meat to complete the quest and will be rewarded with a Tough Meat-Stuffed Pumpkin.

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