Dinner ideas

Braised beef brisket

A tender and flavourful beef brisket perfect for warming the soul.
2H 30M



1.Cut beef into 3cm pieces. Heat half the oil in a large saucepan; cook beef, in batches, until browned. Remove from pan.
2.Heat remaining oil in same pan; cook onion, garlic and ginger until onion softens.
3.Return beef to pan with sauces, sugar, five-spice, lemon grass and the water; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, about 1¼ hours or until beef is tender. Discard lemon grass. Add beans and ½ cup of the nuts; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Season to taste.
4.Serve beef, sprinkled with remaining nuts and mint leaves.

To freeze: complete the recipe to the end of step 3. Pack into freezer-proof containers, leaving a 2.5cm (1 inch) space to allow for expansion. Seal, label and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge. Reheat in a saucepan or microwave on medium power (50%) until heated through.


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