Sous vide beef prime topside joint

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An experiment at sous vide cooking a beef roasting joint to rare/medium rare. This is being cooked for a friend for looking after our boys - Meow!

Cook sous vide for 10 hours at 57°C (134.6°F)

Sous vide beef prime topside joint
Cooked at 57° (134.6°F) for 10 hours, tender and juicy but not bloody.
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:425
Ready in:10 hours, 5 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:10 hours
Recipe author:Chef
First published:3rd March 2015

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A special treat


This tastes as good as it looks.

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  1. Stamp the join all over with a meat tenderiser
  2. Seal one end of a vacuum bag
  3. Add a pinch of salt and pepper
  4. Paint the joint with 1 tablespoon of English mustard
  5. Add the joint to the bag, hold it closed and shake it to distribute the salt and pepper
  6. Arrange the spring onions and herbs equally around the joint
  7. Vacuum seal
  8. Cook sous vide for 10 hours at 57°C (134.6°F)
  9. After 10 hours, open the bag and discard everything but the beef, you might have to pick some of the twiggy bits out as they can get 'buried'
  10. Seal the joint for 2 minutes in a very hot pan that is lightly oiled, blowtorch can also be used
  11. Serve immediately, or refrigerate and store for cold sliced beef

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