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Ginger Braised Beef Roast with Hoisin Jus

Ginger Braised Beef Roast with Hoisin Jus

This Ginger Braised Beef with Hoisin Jus is an Asian inspired twist on a traditional pot roast. We served it with sweet potato mash and stir fried veggies.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian Inspired
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours
Author Barry C. Parsons

Ingredients

  • 4 lbbeef roast , cross rib or sirloin work well
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1 cuporange juice
  • 1 largeonion , finely diced
  • 3 clovesminced garlic
  • 1 tsp five spice powder
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground fennel seed
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 6 carrots , cut in sticks or coins

Instructions

  1. Season the roast with salt and pepper and brown on all sides in a cast iron pan with a little canola oil added to the pan. Transfer the roast to a covered roaster or heavy dutch oven.
  2. Add the beef stock, orange juice, onion, garlic, five spice powder, salt, pepper, ginger and honey. Stir to blend the ingredients together.
  3. Cover the roasting pan tightly with aluminum foil before adding the lid. Place in a preheated 350 degree oven for 3 to 4 hours until the meat is tender and almost falling apart.
  4. In the last half hour or so of cooking time add the carrots to the roasting pan.
  5. Remove the meat from the pan, cover with aluminum foil and hold in a 150 degree oven while you prepare the jus.
  6. Pour the beef braising liquid from the roasting pan into a saucepan and skim any excess fat.
  7. Simmer to reduce the volume by about 1/4, then add the soy sauce and Hoisin sauce. Simmer for just a few minutes more and serve with the carved beef roast.
  8. Delicious served with simple steamed rice or sweet potato mash and stir fried Chinese vegetables.