Perfectly Cook a Beef Chuck Roast with Sous Vide – You’ll be SHOCKED at the Results!

Welcome back! Today, I will be sharing with you a recipe for making a delicious boneless chuck cross rib roast that's normally tough but can be made super soft and cooked to a perfect medium-rare temperature from end to end. The recipe requires at least 24 hours, but it's definitely worth the wait. If you're looking for a delicious and easy dinner idea, then this Chuck Rib Roast is the perfect option for you! With just a few simple steps, you'll be able to create a delicious meal that will impress your family and friends. Watch the video to see how to make this roast perfect every time!

To start, rinse the meat and sprinkle some seasoning salt all over it, making sure it penetrates deep into the meat. This will help tenderize it, and you can use your preferred rub later when cooking it. After salting, let the meat sit in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes (this can also be done overnight.

People sous vide chuck roasts for several reasons. Firstly, chuck roasts are typically a tougher cut of meat that require slow cooking methods to break down the tough connective tissue and render the fat, resulting in a more tender and flavorful piece of meat. Sous vide cooking is an ideal method for achieving this tenderness because it allows the meat to cook slowly and evenly at a low temperature over a long period of time.

Secondly, sous vide cooking also helps to preserve the moisture and natural flavors of the meat, which can be lost when cooking with traditional methods such as roasting or braising. The vacuum-sealed bag used in sous vide cooking keeps the meat moist and prevents it from drying out or becoming tough.

Finally, sous vide cooking also allows for precise temperature control, which is important when cooking a chuck roast to a perfect medium-rare temperature from end to end. With traditional cooking methods, it can be difficult to achieve an evenly cooked roast, but with sous vide cooking, you can ensure that the entire roast is cooked to the same temperature.

Overall, sous vide cooking is an excellent method for preparing chuck roasts, as it results in a tender, flavorful, and perfectly cooked piece of meat.

There are many different types of rubs that go well with chuck rib roast, depending on your personal taste preferences. Here are some popular options:

  1. Classic garlic and herb rub – mix minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and olive oil to create a flavorful and aromatic rub. Andy's Rub 
  2. Southwestern spice rub – combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper for a smoky and spicy rub. Andy's Rub 
  3. Coffee and cocoa rub – blend ground coffee, cocoa powder, chili powder, brown sugar, salt, and pepper for a rich and complex rub that pairs well with beef. Andy's Rub 
  4. Asian-inspired rub – mix soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and brown sugar for a sweet and savory rub that's perfect for fusion-style dishes. Andy's Rub 
  5. Mustard and herb rub – whisk Dijon mustard, olive oil, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper together for a tangy and herbaceous rub that adds a punch of flavor. Andy's Rub 

Experiment with different combinations of spices and herbs to find the perfect rub for your taste buds.

During this time, you can prepare some onions, garlic, rosemary, parsley, thyme, or any other spices you like to enhance the flavor of your roast. Once the meat has chilled, remove it from the refrigerator and rinse off the salt. Pat it dry and then rub your prepared spices and rub the rub all over it, making sure every part is covered.

Now you cook your roast at 132 degrees for 24 hours.  132 degrees is the perfect temperature for medium rare roast. Once it's ready, cook it to your preferred temperature and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it. The result will be a juicy and flavorful roast that's sure to impress your guests.

There are many side dishes that complement the flavors of a chuck rib roast. Here are some popular options:

  1. Roasted vegetables – roasted carrots, parsnips, potatoes, and Brussels sprouts are a classic side dish that pairs well with beef.
  2. Creamed spinach – a rich and creamy side dish that balances the richness of the chuck rib roast.
  3. Mashed potatoes – a comforting and classic side dish that's perfect for soaking up the juices from the roast.
  4. Green beans – a simple yet flavorful side dish that adds a pop of color and freshness to your meal.
  5. Cauliflower gratin – a cheesy and decadent side dish that's a great alternative to traditional mac and cheese.
  6. Salad – a fresh and light salad made with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and a tangy vinaigrette is a great way to balance out the richness of the roast.
  7. Yorkshire pudding – a traditional British side dish made with flour, eggs, and milk that's similar to a popover and is great for soaking up the gravy from the roast.

These are just a few suggestions, but there are many other sides that go well with chuck rib roast. Experiment with different options to find the perfect pairing for your taste buds. Enjoy!

So there you have it, a simple yet delicious recipe for making a boneless chuck cross rib roast. Give it a try, and let me know how it turns out!

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