Cooking Beef Joint Sous Vide
Sous vide cooking involves the cooking food will be sealed in plastic bags that immersed in hot water for long periods of time. It will manage the temperature of the water and it stays hot enough to cook the food thoroughly and evenly. Cooking beef joint sous vide is amazing cooked with fresh or toasted herbs that are served with a rich onion.
How to cook beef sous vide
Set your water bath to the temperature and set the timer. For a 170g piece of beef, you have to cook at 60 degree Celsius for 45 minutes. The water bath will beep when it has reached the temperature.
Sous vide cooking is ideal for beef. Preseason beef cuts before vacuum sealing in a pouch to give a more intense flavour. Make sure to place in separate bags for evenness of cooking.
Place the bag in the water bath. You can cook up to 8 to 10 steaks in the water at the same time. Leave your sous to vide beef to cook. The timer will beep when it is time to remove the bag.
After the timer has beeped remove the food bag from the water bath. Finish it by searing the meat in a pan.
Time and temperature for beef sous vide cooking:
The sous vide is to cook foods at a lower temperature for longer. With slow cooking, meats will break down over a longer period of time and it will achieve a softer texture.
When cooking at high temperature it will become dry and chewy texture for sometimes. Sous vide cooking creates meat that simply falls off the bone and stews that melt in your mouth.
The beauty of sous vides cooking is you can choose the right time and temperature to suit your liking.