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Native Breed Beef – Whole Chuck – 5kg

A whole chuck roast, serves as an excellent alternative to brisket in Texas BBQ.

This robust cut, hailing from the shoulder, is marbled with fat and connective tissues that break down during slow cooking, resulting in meat that’s both tender and deeply flavoured. Ideal for smoking, it adopts the iconic smoky essence and develops a tender, pull-apart texture that rivals traditional brisket.

£85.00

Approximate Weight: 5kg +/-
Serves: 10-15
Shelf life: min 10 days
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A whole chuck roast is a substantial and versatile cut of beef that comes from the shoulder area, just above the brisket. This part of the animal works hard, which means the chuck contains a good amount of connective tissue, including collagen. This composition gives the chuck roast its characteristic rich flavour and the potential for tender, melt-in-your-mouth textures when cooked properly. Given its size and texture, a whole chuck roast is an excellent choice for feeding a group, making it a popular option for family dinners, special occasions, or meal prepping for the week.

Characteristics and Cooking Techniques

  • Flavour and Texture: The chuck roast is known for its deep, beefy flavour and hearty texture. The presence of fat and connective tissue translates into a cut that becomes incredibly tender with long, slow cooking methods.
  • Cooking Methods: To unlock the potential of a whole chuck roast, slow cooking methods are preferred. Braising, slow roasting, and smoking are ideal techniques that allow the connective tissues to break down over several hours, resulting in meat that is both succulent and easy to shred or carve. Sous-vide cooking is another method that can yield exceptionally tender results by cooking the roast at a precisely controlled temperature for an extended period.
  • Versatility: A whole chuck roast can be prepared in various ways to suit different tastes and occasions. It can be kept whole for a traditional roast, cut into chunks for stews and casseroles, or even ground for burgers or meatballs, offering a range of culinary possibilities.

The whole chuck roast is a staple for many comfort food recipes. It’s the go-to cut for classic dishes such as pot roast, where it’s slowly cooked with vegetables and broth until tender. It’s also ideal for beef bourguignon, a rich French stew that highlights the meat’s flavour, and for pulled beef sandwiches, where the cooked meat is shredded and mixed with barbecue sauce.

Nutritional Profile

Chuck roast is a good source of protein, essential for building and repairing tissues in the body. It also provides important nutrients such as iron, which helps carry oxygen in the blood, and zinc, crucial for a healthy immune system. While it is higher in fat than some other cuts of beef, much of the fat can be rendered out during cooking or trimmed before serving, making it a versatile component of a balanced diet.

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A whole chuck roast is a substantial and versatile cut of beef that comes from the shoulder area, just above the brisket. This part of the animal works hard, which means the chuck contains a good amount of connective tissue, including collagen. This composition gives the chuck roast its characteristic rich flavour and the potential for tender, melt-in-your-mouth textures when cooked properly. Given its size and texture, a whole chuck roast is an excellent choice for feeding a group, making it a popular option for family dinners, special occasions, or meal prepping for the week.

Characteristics and Cooking Techniques

  • Flavour and Texture: The chuck roast is known for its deep, beefy flavour and hearty texture. The presence of fat and connective tissue translates into a cut that becomes incredibly tender with long, slow cooking methods.
  • Cooking Methods: To unlock the potential of a whole chuck roast, slow cooking methods are preferred. Braising, slow roasting, and smoking are ideal techniques that allow the connective tissues to break down over several hours, resulting in meat that is both succulent and easy to shred or carve. Sous-vide cooking is another method that can yield exceptionally tender results by cooking the roast at a precisely controlled temperature for an extended period.
  • Versatility: A whole chuck roast can be prepared in various ways to suit different tastes and occasions. It can be kept whole for a traditional roast, cut into chunks for stews and casseroles, or even ground for burgers or meatballs, offering a range of culinary possibilities.

The whole chuck roast is a staple for many comfort food recipes. It’s the go-to cut for classic dishes such as pot roast, where it’s slowly cooked with vegetables and broth until tender. It’s also ideal for beef bourguignon, a rich French stew that highlights the meat’s flavour, and for pulled beef sandwiches, where the cooked meat is shredded and mixed with barbecue sauce.

Nutritional Profile

Chuck roast is a good source of protein, essential for building and repairing tissues in the body. It also provides important nutrients such as iron, which helps carry oxygen in the blood, and zinc, crucial for a healthy immune system. While it is higher in fat than some other cuts of beef, much of the fat can be rendered out during cooking or trimmed before serving, making it a versatile component of a balanced diet.

We prepare your order in our butchery on the day before delivery to ensure that everything reaches you in the best condition.

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