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How to slow cook meat

How to slow cook meat

By cooking meat slowly with no added fat, it will become very tender - almost melt-in-the-mouth - and can be cut with a fork.

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Last modified on: November 6th 2011

For 1 kg, you will need:

Change for: 500 g 1 kg 2 kg 3 kg

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
45 min.4 hours4 hours 45 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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Step by step recipe

1 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #1Prepare 1 carrot and cut into small pieces.

Prepare and chop 1 shallot.

Crush 1 garlic clove with the blade of a knife.
25 min.
2 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #2Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F).

Give the meat the most basic of preparations: there is no need to try and remove all the skin or other bits, as these will be much easier to remove after cooking.

Salt and pepper on each side.
2 min.
3 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #3Put the meat into a roasting bag. Add the carrot, shallot, garlic, sage and bay leaf. 3 min.
4 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #4Pour 500 ml red wine into the bag, seal it and place in an ovenproof dish.

Cook in the oven for 4 hours (or longer).
4 hours
5 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #5When the time is up, take the meat out of the bag and finish removing any skin or bones left. You will see that these can be pulled off quite easily now. 10 min.
6 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #6Break the meat up into pieces the size that you want. 5 min.
7 How to slow cook meat : Photo of step #7You can keep the cooking juices, strain and reduce them to make a tasty sauce.

Remarks

If you do not have a roasting bag, you can use a casserole dish or stew-pot with a lid.

For the meat, choose a cheap cut, like braising steak (chuck or blade) or shoulder.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3000172 gr21 gr200 gr
150 %66 %2 %30 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
17510 gr1 gr12 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 kg : 11.37 €

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Source: Home made
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