Peking Roast

Total Time
24hrs 10mins
10 mins
24 hrs

Found this in a Heloise column. It was requested as a reprint from a recipe originally printed over 40 years ago. This roast beef is marinated and cooked in coffee! I love unusual sounding recipes. Might want to consider decaf!

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  1. With a sharp knife, cut slits all the way through the roast and insert slivers of onions and garlic.
  2. Put the meat into a bowl and slowly pour the vinegar over it so that it runs down the sides into the slits.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24-48 hours.
  4. When ready to cook, pour the vinegar off.
  5. Place the meat in a heavy dutch oven and brown in oil until very dark on all sides.
  6. Pour the 2 cups of brewed coffee over the meat and then add 2 cups of water.
  7. Cover and cook slowly for approximately 6 hours on top of the stove.
  8. You may need to add more water at some point, so check it once in a while and add only a small amount of water at a time.
  9. Season well, but do not add the salt and pepper until about 20 minutes before serving.