A knuckle roast, also called a round tip roast, comes from a rear, weight-bearing section of a cow. Although its point of origin has no effect on the nutritional value of the meat, a knuckle roast does contain some connective tissue, making it only moderately tender. Stewing or braising a knuckle roast so it turns out tender and tasty generally requires a longer cooking time, lower temperatures and moist heat.
Cut away excess fat from the outside edges of the meat with a sharp knife. This not only reduces unhealthy fat in your meal it also prevents cooking liquid from becoming greasy as fat renders, or melts, during cooking.
Pat the surface of the roast dry with paper towels.
Heat 1 to 2 tsp. olive oil in the skillet on your stove, add the meat, and brown all sides of it.
Place the roast in a stew pot for stewing or a roasting pan for braising.
Add about 1/2 to 1 cup of liquid to cover the meat only partially when braising. When stewing, add enough liquid to cover the meat completely.
Cover the roasting pan or stew pot to allow the moist heat to penetrate into the meat rather than evaporate into the air.
Braise a knuckle roast in your oven at a temperature of about 300 degrees Fahrenheit about 1 hour per pound of meat. Stew a knuckle roast on your stove by simmering the meat just below boiling point for 1 hour per pound of meat.
How to Cook a Large Amount of Corned ...
How to Make a Blackbuck Antelope Roast
How to Cook a Rolled Beef Chuck Roast ...
How to Slow Cook a Pot Roast With Beef ...
How to Cook Beef Top Round Pot Roast
How to Cook the Neck of a Deer
How to Cook Boneless Beef Shank
How to Cook a Beef Roast in a Roaster ...
How to Make a Black Pepper Crust on a ...
How to Slow Cook a Top Sirloin Round ...
How to Make a Juicy Pork Tenderloin
How to Cook Brisket Slowly With a ...
How to Make Bottom Round Roast Melt in ...
How to Cook a Really Tender Beef Roast ...
How to Cook Buffalo Fillet
How to Cook Boneless Country Spare Ribs
How to Convection Roast a Brisket
How to Cook Pork Loin
How to Get Rid of the Acid Taste in ...
How to Sear a Roast Beef
Based in Green Bay, Wisc., Jackie Lohrey has been writing professionally since 2009. In addition to writing web content and training manuals for small business clients and nonprofit organizations, including ERA Realtors and the Bay Area Humane Society, Lohrey also works as a finance data analyst for a global business outsourcing company.