Wasabi-Beer Braised Brisket
Total Recipe Time: 4 to 4-1/4 hours
Makes 10 to 12 servings
Ingredients1 boneless beef brisket, flat cut (4 to 4-1/2 pounds)2 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper2 medium onions, each cut into 12 wedges 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce2 teaspoons wasabi pasteColeslaw (recipe follows)3 whole wheat baguettes, cut into 10 to 12 pieces (4-1/2 to 5 inches each), split
- Preheat oven to 325°F. Press garlic evenly onto all surfaces of beef brisket. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Place brisket in skillet; brown evenly. Remove brisket from skillet; season with salt and pepper.
- Add onions to large stockpot or large baking pan. Place brisket over onions. Stir in beer and chili sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly. Continue cooking in 325°F oven 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
- Meanwhile, prepare coleslaw.
- Remove brisket; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Stir in wasabi paste.
- Carve brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Return beef to cooking liquid; keep warm. Divide beef and onions evenly over roll bottoms; close sandwiches. Serve remaining sauce for dipping, if desired. Serve with coleslaw.
Coleslaw: Combine ½ cup rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil, 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger and 2 teaspoons honey in large bowl. Add 1 package (16 ounces) coleslaw mix and 1 package (8 ounces) shredded red cabbage; toss to coat. Season with salt, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving, 1/10 of recipe: 519 calories; 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 59 mg cholesterol; 1005 mg sodium; 51 g carbohydrate; 6.9 g fiber; 41 g protein; 7.7 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 2.5 mcg vitamin B12; 4.9 mg iron; 67.5 mcg selenium; 9.6 mg zinc; 160.1 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.Nutrition information per serving, 1/12 of recipe: 462 calories; 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 49 mg cholesterol; 889 mg sodium; 48 g carbohydrate; 6.6 g fiber; 35 g protein; 6.8 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 61.6 mcg selenium; 8.3 mg zinc; 136.3 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.
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