Translating to “under vacuum” in French, sous vide is a process where food is vacuum-sealed in a bag and cooked at a precise temperature in a water bath. There are a few different reasons people chosethis method or style of preparing food.
- Waste Reduction
There are two main types of sous vide cooking methods: immersion circulator and sous vide water bath. Both methods involve cooking food at a set temperature throughout the entire process. It’s similar to using a slow cooker in that the food is cooked at a consistent temperature for an extended period of time.
Without further ado, let’s get down to some sous vide recipes. If you don’t already sous vide your food, these tasty recipes and the ease of cooking might tempt you into changing the way you cook in your home.
Pork Tenderloin Paired With Carrots And Potatoes
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The time and temperature for these ingredients varies so you’ll have to package the food separately in order for it to cook properly.
BBQ Spare Ribs
This recipeincludes preseasoning with some dry rub. When the ribs are transferred from the water bath to your grill or broiler, they get some barbecue sauce added. When plated, they’re served with a sauce made from the juices of the sous vide cooking process.
Lazy Sunday Sous Vide Pot Roast
Slow cook yourLazy Sunday roast在你的真空精密烹饪锅里，最后在你的炉子上布朗宁牛肉。你只需要一磅烤牛肉，两个大胡萝卜，一个大的育空金土豆，和一些简单的香料。一旦精密烹饪器的计时器响起，你就可以在灶台上把牛肉煎成棕色，用蔬菜做酱汁，然后上桌。
Chicken, Shrimp, And Andouille Sausage Jambalaya
If you’re looking for some amazing Cajun flavor, you’ve come to the right spot. This traditional one-pot recipe from the bayou has been elevated from stockpot to sous vide cooker. Jambalaya isn’t always easy to make but this recipe is worth it and will hit you in the taste buds. You start with your chicken, jumbo shrimp, sausage, butter, Cajun seasoning, and salt. Your second bag will have rice and all of the other delicious ingredients.
Starbucks Egg Bites are extremely popular and you can make them in your own kitchen using your sous vide machine.
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Top them with anything you like, but thisrecipe需要六个鸡蛋、浓奶油或白软干酪、圣女果、松子和新鲜罗勒。这个食谱可以让一个大家庭或者几个人吃上几天的鸡蛋。
Lamb Chops With Steamed Broccoli
These lamb chops paired with steamed broccoli makes agreat low-carb meal. The lamb chops will get pan-seared before the sous vide and have a final searing once they’re finished in the water bath. Steam the broccoli in the same pan you sear the chops using juices from the chops for added flavor.
Pulled Pork Shoulder For BBQ Tacos
I love street food and carnitas are one of my favorites. Sous videpulled pork shouldermakes it easy to have street food right in your kitchen. All you need is your pork shoulder and a favorite BBQ dry rub seasoning. Pan-sear your pork in order to give it a thick bark.
Once it’s seared, toss it in your sous vide bag, set your temperature, and wait the longest 48 hours of your cooking life. When the timer goes off, you can remove the shoulder roast and shred it for tacos or pulled pork sandwiches.
Overcooking chicken breast is an easy thing to do, but not when you cook it using the sous vide method. Thissesame chicken recipecomes with instructions for the sous vide chicken breast, as well as instructions for making the amazing sesame sauce.
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You need 1 ½ pounds of cubed chicken breast, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar for the chicken. The sesame sauce requires soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, cornstarch, chicken stock or water, sesame seeds, sesame oil, and chili garlic sauce.
There’s nothing like a hearty bowl of chicken soup so there has to be achicken soup recipeon the list. This soup includes a variety of veggies like leeks, cauliflower, white button mushrooms, and fresh spinach. I’ve never tried this variation, but it sounds light and delicious.
Beef Barley Stew
Thisbeef stewis loaded with vegetables, meat, and delicious goodness. Beef chuck, celery, carrots, barley, diced tomatoes, fresh spinach, and chickpeas make up this delectable stew.
French Toast Bread Pudding
You’ll find some tips about sous vide cooking with mason jars inthis recipe. You will need toasted brioche cubes, and the topping consists of heavy cream, sugar, maple syrup, and berries. Call it breakfast, dessert, or a treat — but it sounds like love to my taste buds.
Flourless Chocolate Cake
I didn’t even realize this was a thing! Therecipe calls forjust a few simple ingredients: dark chocolate, eggs, butter, and one surprise. The dark chocolate is infused with passion fruit and the cake is topped with a vanilla bean-speckled whipped coconut cream. Sounds delicious.
When using the sous vide bathwater method for certain foods you need little mason jars. Thisflan recipeis delicious. You need sugar, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, eggs, and vanilla extract.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
A lot of people would never imagine that you could makechocolate chip cookiesusing the sous vide method but that has proven to be a myth. The recipe is a little different from the traditional ones, but these cookies are still awesome. There’s far less butter involved which means the cookie is better for you, right?!
Cheesecake 2 Ways
嗯，你没看错!Individual servings offoolproof cheesecake. Thesecheesecake bombsare another great recipe. Once your tiny cheesecakes are done, you can top them with whatever you like. Some people recommend streusel since there is no graham cracker crust, but it’s all up to you.
Equipment Required For Sous Vide Cooking
There are various machines, but the sous vide immersion circulator and the sous vide water bath are two of the more common options used. Each machine has different parts used for the process.
- Sous Vide Precision Cooking Device
- Resealable Bags or Canning Jars for Food Packing
- Container for Water
Types Of Bags For Sous Vide
- Resealable Bags or Jars
- Heavy Duty BPA-free Ziploc Bags
- Reusable Silicone Bags (sous vide reusable bags)
- Vacuum Sealing Bags (these work well for batch cooking)
- Canning Jars (great for beans, grains, desserts, cakes, custard)
Oh, the things you could do with a sous vide machine! Knowing just how long an item has to cook at what temperature consists of a lot of trial and error. Long ago, the only people using the sous vide method were highly experienced chefs, but we can all cook sous vide. Let us know which of these recipes are your favorite, and if you try them, feel free to share your experience with us.
What is a good brand of vacuum sealer/foodsaver for sous vide to get?