The boys are coming round for a BBQ and we would all like to catch up ,and not be stuck toiling away doing all the cooking.
The answer is simple ROAST ON YOUR BBQ . ( more time for beer ). IT is simple so lets get sorted . First rule again is buy the best meat you can afford.
Rump, Porterhouse , Rib eye , And Fillet . Go to supermarket and buy yourself a large foil tray to cook in . We dont like cleaning up when you are on holiday or vacation. So just bin the tray when finished and that’s our clean up finished ( more time for beer ) .
Make sure you have some of your favourite herbs , spices , salt and pepper on hand to rub into you meat . Be brave and try what ever you like (is that not part of the holiday fun) , we have never ruined a good roast by having some fun and trying new things. We have even used a mixture of Coffee , Salt ,Pepper rubbed in to create a lovely sweet flavor . Just rub a little rice bran oil on first then add the mixture you wish to use ,by rubbing or sprinkle over .
Remember two things about meat .Fat creates flavor as does bone , so if your roast has this leave it there , you can trim it off later if you wish ,but i bet this will be the bits every one will pick at later .
Have a little oil in bottom of your tray and place your roast in , ready to roast. This next tip will save any problems if you ( have more beer ) and cook for a little too long . Get yourself a tin ,Old bake bean tin will do and make sure it is clean.Pour into this some beer or wine and half fill it . Place tin in BBQ on the hot plate so it will steam away and make sure everything is nice and moist and juicy . Preheat BBQ . (more beer ).
Cook times a a general rule of thumb we use . Rump takes about 1.25 hours , Porterhouse 1 hour , Ribeye about 50 minutes to 1 hour and a whole fillet never more than 30 to 40 minutes . If it looks done it will be so take it out is our policy . Make sure you rest it ( more beer ) . The size of roast will make a difference times quoted are for large roast able feed 8-10 guests . Less time is generally better than more .
Heat , generally we have temperature at about 250 when we put roast in and leave it for 10 minutes then reduce to about 180 deg for rest of time. ( more beer ) . We try to have outside burners on in BBQ so heat is not directly under roast dish . Drop a few onions in the side if you like .
By the time roast is finished ladies will have salads ready and Bonaparte . ( more beer ).
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