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Sticky Asian Brisket Slow Cooker recipe from Simply Beef and Lamb

Sticky Asian Brisket Slow Cooker Version

A whole brisket joint slow cooked until meltingly tender with Asian inspired ingredients like oyster sauce, star anise and fresh ginger. Great for cold evenings to warm you and your tastebuds up.

Time to prepare: 
20 minutes
Cooking time: 
6 hours

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  • 1.3kg/3lb lean brisket or silverside joint
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 30ml/2tbsp rapeseed or sunflower oil
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 x 5cm/2inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 150ml/¼pint oyster sauce
  • 45ml/3tbsp black treacle
  • 75ml/5tbsp hot water
Try this recipe with mini brisket joints too.
  1. Place the joint on a chopping board and make several slashes over the surface and season. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and brown the joint on all sides. Transfer to a large slow cooker, add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Turn the slow cooker on to HIGH and cook for 4-6 hours or LOW for 8-10 hours, or according to your manufacturer’ handbook.
  3. Shred the beef, toss in the sauce and serve with chilli noodles and steamed pak choi.
Try this recipe with mini brisket joints too.