Sunday, January 1, 2012

Spicy Shredded Beef

2 1/2 pounds boned beef chuck
1 can (14 1/2 oz.) chopped tomatoes
1 can (7 oz.) chipotle sauce or spicy salsa
1 can (4 oz.) diced jalapeno peppers, drained
1 chopped onion
3 cloves of garlic, minced
2 TBLSP. chili powder
1 TBLSP. honey
2 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp ground cumin
2 cups beef broth

Trim off extra fat off beef.  Put in slow cooker ( at least 5 quarts).  Add tomatoes with juice, salsa or chipolte sauce, jalapenos, onion, garlic, chili powder, honey salt and cumin;  pour broth over top.

Cook on low 8-10 hours. 

Remove meat from crock-pot  and shred with 2 forks.  Remove 1/2 of sauce from the crock-pot and then add the meat back to the rest of the sauce.  Serve in sandwiches.

Recipe from

Comments:  This is very spicy, so beware.  My family loves these sandwiches because of all of the flavor but as I said, not for those who like mild tasting food.  Serve on crusty rolls as they are very juicy sandwiches.  Sometimes I will caramelize onions to add to the sandwiches, and sometimes not.  We broil the buns with a piece of provolone or Swiss cheese and then add the meat.  It is suggested that you top the sandwiches with cabbage, red onion, sliced tomato, cilantro and sour cream but I haven't done this yet.  I am sure this would be delicious.  I also use whatever roast is on sale, usually aiming for a lean cut.  YUM!

1 comment:

  1. This is now a Parker favorite...Spicy beef, it's what's for dinner:)