I dissolved about a tablespoon of flour into some of the cooking liquid and added it back into the pot to help thicken it up. In addition to chuck beef and Guinness Beer, here are the other ingredients in Irish Stew. Remove beef … This was amazing! Bring to simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Info. There is no non alcoholic substitute unfortunately. Absolutely delicious. Today we meet Ireland’s iconic version: Beef Guinness Stew. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a large casserole over a medium heat and fry the onion for 2-3 minutes until … Mix together and return to oven for 1 more hour. https://www.olivemagazine.com/recipes/chef-recipes/beef-and-guinness-stew If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. WOW! This beef and Guinness stew is super easy to make with some bacon, stewing beef, Guinness Stout, and vegetables. It tastes nothing like any guiness stew i've ever eaten. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. I was wondering if I could add potatoes to the stew instead of serving over mashed potatoes, Hi Joann, yes you can, here’s what I would do; dice the potatoes to about 1.5cm thick and then add to the stew for the final 45 minutes so they cook through without breaking down too much. Simmer stew until beef is fork-tender, about 2 hours. Join my free email list to receive THREE free cookbooks! I’ve made it with lamb and to be honest, I do prefer it with beef. Beef and Guinness stew is a perfect dish for a cold autumn day. Arrange mashed potatoes in a ring in a serving bowl; ladle stew into the center of the potatoes. I will definitely be keeping a supply of Guinness on hand just for this stew. It was fabulous with the garlic mashed potatoes I made. Served over garlicky red mashed potatoes (see pic) and with the Irish Brown Bread from this site. Also, my 7-year-old turned her little nose up at it because of the intensity of flavor - which I think could have been dodged had I served it over mashed potatoes. – Nagi x. Hungry for more? Trust me, you'll want rolls to soak up every bit of this delicious gravy. Cook until seared, turning the beef every 30-45 seconds or so until all sides are browned. Add half of beef to pan. Can I use this instead of stewing beef and if so what would I need it change as far as cooking time? Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet; cook and stir coated beef, working in batches, until browned on … Stir in beef and return to simmer. Your email address will not be published. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Stir stew occasionally and skim fat or foam if desired. Thanks Chef John! Go easy on the salt, there is enough in the beef stock. Skim off fat on surface, if desired. Taste FAB, it just isn't Irish Guinness Stew! Cook, turning, 10 minutes per batch until browned on all sides. He lives a very cushy life! I mean, you know that anything simmered for hours is going to be a good thing. Do make sure the meat is tender before serving, different cuts of meat will take longer cooking times. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for 8 to 12 hours. ; Chuck beef is a part of meat cut from the neck, shoulder blade and upper arm of the beef. A GREAT way to use up meat that turned out too dry and tough! It turned out FANTASTIC and there were NO leftovers, sorry to say! Also substituted a local Gluten Free Stout for the Guinness to meet some dietary restrictions! Going to go that way next time. This warming dish is full of tender beef, carrots, and celery and can be cooked over the campfire in a Dutch oven. Simmering it in a Dutch oven for about 2 hours makes the … Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Lower heat to medium. The steps are no different to usual stews like classic Beef Stew: Yes it takes hours but your patience is rewarded with beef so tender you can eat it with a spoon! Let’s not feel badly for him though. But when used for cooking, Guinness stout beer helps tenderize the beef and also gives a rich, malty flavor to this chunky Irish stew. I’m going to make some dumplings to steam on top. Not sure how it will be on its own, but I'll find out when I eat the leftovers tomorrow. From my 2 to 15-year-old, everyone inhales this. While it takes time to slow cook, this is very straight forward to make. The minute I hit Publish on this post, I’m going to get cracking reheating some of this Irish Stew for dinner tonight! Cover, lower heat so it is bubbling gently. And what about some warm crusty Irish Soda Bread to mop your bowl clean?? It was a big hit!! Cook for 2 hours - the beef should be pretty tender by now. No change to recipe. Place a pan over a medium heat, add the oil and when it is hot, brown the beef in batches and place into a slow cooker. Potatoes should be fully cooked an beef should be tender. Cook and stir bacon in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until bacon is browned and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. My kids love the presentation as much as the meal. Return the beef to the pot. Adjust seasoning and serve. Tip: Use big chunky hunks of beef. of beef stock (instead of chicken stock) tomato paste, thyme, and vegetables; put the beef and bacon back in; simmered for 2 hours and then used a gravy separator and some corn starch to thicken the gravy (made 4.5 cups gravy). Fantastic. Hi, planning on making this today. My husband is an ok, but not great cook and doesn't really care what he eats. Love Chef John's recipes!!! This hearty beef stew is made with lean boneless chuck that's cooked with carrots, parsnips and turnips and flavored with dark beer. Originally published July 2016, updated with new video and step photos. I served it to my family with Irresistible Irish Soda Bread from this site and my toddler and husband gobbled it all up. Personally I thought it needed a little more salt so next time may try it with beef stock instead. Hubby said this is the best Irish dish! It's the perfect stew to make on a cold day. 528 calories; protein 29.4g; carbohydrates 42.1g; fat 24.6g; cholesterol 95.7mg; sodium 1605.1mg. It needs to be chunky pieces so it can be cooked for a looooong time to get all that flavour into the sauce! If the sauce isn’t thick enough strain the juices into a bowl and then transfer to a small sauce pan. Remove bay leaves and thyme. Garnish with chopped parsley and crumbled bacon. Pour cooking liquid from skillet into the stew pot. … Stove, oven, in your slow cooker or pressure cooker – directions provided for all. The not-so-secret ingredient that goes into Guinness Stew that gives the sauce the deep flavour and colour is Guinness Beer. Or Guinness Beef Stew. Adjust salt and pepper to taste. I asked him to make this recipe since I was busy and it seemed easy. Remove onto plate. Cooked it in my dutch oven. Turn heat down to medium; cook and stir onions in the retained fat in the skillet until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes; season with a large pinch of salt. I hope the Irish aren’t offended! (I didn't use any sugar. Irish Stew may well be the mother of all stews. Gently fry the bacon until crisp in a large lidded casserole dish. Feel free to add your favorite root vegetables or herbs to this simple dish. If you cannot consume alcohol, substitute the Guinness with 2 cups water + 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce + 2 beef bouillon cubes crumbled. Amazing as i remember, season the flour with salt, there is enough in the oven for more. 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