Firstly sorry I don’t have a picture everyone eats it before I get a chance that’s how good it is. I will get one on soon.
When we recently visited Las Vegas we went in to the Paris hotel and they have a great little sports bar called Burger Brasserie. The dish is on the starter menu called Gravy Fries and is priced $11. The official description is: short rib gravy, tillamook cheddar, scallions.
It was melt in the mouth food. It was amazing and I wanted another portion once I had eaten it but the kitchen was closed. I wasn’t happy.
When we returned home we just had to try and recreate this dish ourselves. It was quite simple to prepare really. You can use Ox Cheeks or steak chunks or even short ribs like they did in Vegas. We have found any red meat cooked slowly works. This is also a just throw in, no need to measure kind of tea.
Ox, Cheeks, Steak anything red meaty – About 500g for a family of 4 or enough to feed who your cooking for.
1 onion (or more if you’re doing a larger portion).
Good beef stock cubes.
Strong Cheddar Cheese.
Chips (potatoes if you want homemade chips which I highly recommend).
Take your meat and chop into chunks if needed and place into a slow cooker (you could slow cook in the oven on gas 4 for a few hours if you don’t have a slow cook). Dice the onion, we do ours quite small but you can choose the size to suit your family. Once chopped add to the meat in the slow cooker. Add stock cubes (we use 1 of the jelly ones and 2 oxo cubes in ours). Add some water just enough to cover the meat or your gravy will be to thin (you can always thicken once cooked with some cornflour or just by reducing in a pan over the cooker). Cook for about 5-6 hours you want the meat to just crumble into the gravy juices. Once your meat is cooked use a potato masher and break all the meat in to the juices. Cook you chips, whether fresh from potatoes or oven chips both will work. Great your cheese while chips are cooking and you will need a large mixing bowl. Add your cooked chip to the mixing bowl, season to you liking (salet and vinegar in this house) add a god handful of grated cheese and then some of the meat gravy and toss together. Serve in a large bowl.
Tip: We usually dish up portion at a time that way the gravy and cheese melt into the chips and you get a perfection portion.
Check out other Slow Cooker Meals we have in our recipe section.