Saturday, 20 April 2013

Slow cooker Brisket of beef

I love beef brisket, this cheap cut of beef is awesome slow cooked so that it becomes melting tender. This recipe, if you can call it that is so simple, its actually an insult to call it a recipe to be honest.

To get a good brisket you will need to visit a butchers as most supermarkets don't stock brisket (Booths and Morrisons do normally have them however) not sure why I think they must think it a downmarket cut, more fools them as its great. Plus make sure you buy British Beef, look out for the Red Tractor mark.

  • Rolled brisket of beef
  • Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
  • Demarera sugar - 1tbsp
  • Wine vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Make a paste of all the ingredients other than the brisket, rub onto the brisket, wrap in foil and place in slow cooker
  • Cook for 8-10 hours, turn over half way through (not essential)
  • When ready to serve, thicken juices in slow cooker with gravy granules or slaked cornflour
  • Serve slices with gravy and usual accompaniments , it will be meltingly tender.
This would be a great dish to serve up in honor of St George ! its also great if you have any leftovers on a chunky sandwich with horseradish and salad, or stir fried with oyster sauce and egg fried rice.


Mahmudul Hasan said...

Yummy!!! This is my favorite dish. great share.
Beef brisket recipes

Joe Royle said...

We love brisket, but it's no longer the cheap cut that it used to be. Like belly pork, there has been a steady rise in prices since austerity became "trendy".

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