Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

Prepare the BBQ Beef

  • Beef chuck, cubed 8.0 lbs
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Vegetable oil 0.25 cup

Prepare the Tostadas

  • Mexican Tostadas 20.0 each
  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese 1.0 lb
  • Red onion, finely sliced 2.0 cups
  • Cilantro, chiffonade 1.0 cup
  • Jalapenos, pickled, sliced 1.0 cup
  • Limes, cut into wedges 5.0 each
  1. Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

    • Using a large saucepan, combine the Knorr Demi-Glace Powderwith the BBQ sauce and the water. Slowly bring to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the BBQ Beef

    • Preheat oven to 350 F.
    • Seasonthe cubed beefwith salt and pepper. Add oil to a large braising pan and brown the beef on all sides.
    • Transferbeef to a large hotel pan and cover with BBQ/Demi Sauce.Cover and cook for 3 hours at 350 F. Allow to restand shred/Pull the BBQ beef
  3. Prepare the Tostadas

    • For each portion, place 2 tostadas on a small sheet tray and top with 2 oz. of shredded cheese each and 3 oz. of BBQ Pulled Beef (use portioning spoons for consistency and ease of preparation).
    • Bake at 400F for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown. Serve with red onion and cilantro, with a side of pickled jalapenos and lime wedges.
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