Thursday, April 24, 2014

Barbacoa in Slow Cooker With Gravy


If you know what Barbacoa is you know this is an amazing recipe,but for those who don't know ,have you been ever to chipotle and wondered whats the shredded beef they keep in burritos,ya thats barbacoa , its tasty right,If  you love that one you may like this recipe,oh did i forget to tell its easy to make too....I made a this with both chicken and beef but you can try this with beef along or Chicken alone.But Basic Barbacoa is made with beef only.

To make Barbacoa:

Ingredients:

1 lb 3 oz of Beef, Top Sirloin
15oz chicken breast
3  bay leaf
1 cup apple cider vinegar
2 Lime juice
3  Chipotle Peppers in adoba sauce

4 Garlic Cloves
1 tbsp Cumin
1 tbsp Oregano
1 1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cloves
1 Can Swanson Chicken Broth

Method:

1.Take the slow cooker and add meat,then add all other ingredients and put it low for 6 to 8 hours ,i kept overnight.oh ya the house smells tasty...
Then take the meat out of the liquid and place it in a plate and shred them with fork.

After done cooking

 Take the meat out and shread

To make Gravy:


So what to do with left over liquid ?if you are so interested in not wasting the liquid like me, you can try this gravy which you can have with the barbacoa .ITs a tangy ,sweet ,spicy gravy which is a excellent combo to barbacoa.In the case you can just have meat and gravy alone with no rice at all.


Ingredients:


2 tbsp Flour
2 tsp butter or Olive Oil
1 cup Pineapple
2 tbsp Brown Sugar / Jaggery 


Method:

Take a pan and add butter or oil.Then add flour and roast it till its raw smell is gone.Then add the left over liquid from barbacoa and to this add shredded pineapple (pineapple pulp).The add let the mcome to boil ,cover and cook.At end according to sweetness you want add jaggery or brown sugar.Serve it with barbacoa.

Pineapple Pulp



For Barbacoa:


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2016 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
2,001
Calories from Fat
513
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
57.0g
88%
Saturated Fat
14.4g
72%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
856mg
285%
Sodium
6668mg
278%
Potassium
4352mg
124%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
7.3g
29%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
318.3g
Vitamin A 30%Vitamin C 59%
Calcium 30%Iron 666%
Nutrition Grade A-
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional Analysis

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For Gravy:





Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 683 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 
277
Calories from Fat 
97
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 
10.8g
17%
Saturated Fat 
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat 
0.0g
Cholesterol 
0mg
0%
Sodium 
1938mg
81%
Potassium 
669mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 
42.4g
14%
Dietary Fiber 
2.7g
11%
Sugars 
24.6g
Protein 
5.9g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 132%
Calcium 5%
Iron 9%
Nutrition Grade A-
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional Analysis

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