Zaar Chat Buffalo Roast

Recipe by AuntWoofieWoof
READY IN: 56hrs


  • Brine
  • 1 12
    quarts water
  • 5
    garlic cloves, sliced
  • 14
  • 7
    teaspoons sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon oregano
  • 1
    teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 12
    teaspoon allspice
  • Buffalo Roast
  • 2
    lbs buffalo roast
  • 2
    cups beer (any brand, use less if you don't want it as soup)
  • 2
    cups beef broth (any brand, use less if you don't want it as soup)
  • 5
    garlic cloves (sliced or minced)
  • 2
    stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 5
    large cherry tomatoes, quartered or 1 medium tomatoes, cut in eighths
  • 5
    small onions, quartered (shallot size) or 1 small onion (sliced or cut into eighths)
  • 12
    tablespoon McCormick's Montreal Brand steak seasoning (more if desired)
  • 2
    medium potatoes, quartered (red or Yukon golds or one of each)


  • Mix all brine ingredients together in a large pan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool but it does not need to be cold either.
  • Put the buffalo roast in the brine and cover with a lid.
  • Refrigerate for 48 hours to attain ultimate tenderness.
  • After the 48 hours remove the roast from the brine and rinse it off. *Note:The roast might expand during brining like mine did.
  • Discard Brine.
  • Put the roast in a large crockpot.
  • Add all of the roast ingredients except the potatoes.
  • Stir until all of the ingredients are well mixed.
  • Set crockpot on low.
  • Cook for 8-9 hours on low or until fork tender.
  • Add the potatoes and cook for another 30 minutes or until potatoes are done.
  • Remove roast from the crockpot and put it on a plate.
  • While the roast is still hot, slice or shred it, depending on how you like it.
  • *If you want it as a soup, return meat to the crockpot, bring it back to a boil and serve it in bowls.
  • **If you want it as a stew, thicken the broth to your desired consistency and return the meat to the stew.
  • ***If you want it as a main dish, remove the vegetables to the meat plate and thicken the broth to make a gravy at your desired consistency.
  • This can be served with whatever you want to serve it with.
  • Now, Enjoy!