Ingredients per serving


Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

Prepare the BBQ Beef

  • Beef chuck, cubed 4.0 kg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil 60.0 ml

Prepare the Tostadas

  • Mexican Tostadas 20.0 each
  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese 450.0 g
  • Red onion, thin slice 500.0 ml
  • Cilantro leaves, chiffonade 250.0 ml
  • Pickled jalapenos 250.0 ml
  • Limes, cut into wedges, for garnish 5.0 each

Shredded BBQ beef is the perfect topping for crunchy tostadas. Braising the beef in a combination of Knorr Demi Glace and BBQ sauce makes it simple to prep and keeps the meat tender and juicy with bold flavour. The beef can also be used for nachos, quesadillas, and so much more.



  1. Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

    • Using a large saucepan, combine the Knorr Demi Glace powder with the BBQ sauce, Hellmann's® Real Ancho Chipotle Sauceand the water. Slowly bring to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the BBQ Beef

    • Preheat oven to 180C.
    • Season the cubed beef with salt and pepper. Add oil to a large braising pan and brown the beef on all sides.
    • Transfer beef to a large hotel pan and cover with BBQ/Demi Sauce.Cover and cook for 3 hours at 180 C. Allow to restand shred/Pull the BBQ beef.
  3. Prepare the Tostadas

    • For each portion, place 2 tostadas on a small sheet tray and top with 60ml of shredded cheese each and 90 g of BBQ Pulled Beef (use portioning spoons for consistency and ease of preparation).
    • Bake at 200 C for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown. Serve with red onion and cilantro, with a side of pickled jalapenos and lime wedges.
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