Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich

Prepare these in advance and serve quickly to a hungry bunch!
Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich preparation time
Prep: 10 minutes
Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich cook time
Cook: 3 hours
Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich preparation time Serves: 8
Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich preparation time Oven Temp: High


  • Place the beef onto a chopping board, remove all string and flatten out.
  • Heat olive oil in a large shallow casserole and seal the beef on both sides.
  • Add shallots to the casserole and fry for a few minutes until golden.
  • In a large jug, mix the remaining ingredients together. Pour over the beef and bring to a boil.
  • Place the lid onto the casserole and set into a hot oven for 3 hours. 
  • Remove the casserole from the oven and lift the beef to a plate, cover with foil and keep warm. Set the casserole over a high heat and bring the sauce to a boil.
  • Reduce to a thick sauce and season if necessary. Use two forks to shred the beef and return to the casserole. Mix into the sauce.

To Serve:

  • Preheat an oven to 180oC / (Fan 160oC) / Gas mark 4.
  • Cook the oven chips or wedges as per packet instructions.
  • Cut the rolls in half, spread with mayonnaise and fill with tomatoes, red cabbage, sweetcorn, bacon bits and salad leaves.
  • Top with shredded beef and BBQ sauce before serving with oven chips.


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 800 g Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured Brisket joint
  • 2 Shallots finely chopped
  • 2 Large Garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes
  • 400 g Tinned tomatoes
  • 125 ml Apple cider vinegar
  • 100 mls Honey
  • 1 tbsp English mustard

To Serve:

  • 1 Bag of frozen oven chips or wedges
  • 8 Crusty rolls
  • 4 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 200 g Cherry tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp Pickled red cabbage
  • 120 g Sweetcorn
  • 8 Cooked streaky bacon rashers roughly chopped
  • A handful baby salad leaves