Sous Vide Medium-Rare Chuck Roast

Anova Culinary

Turn cheap cuts into magical meals with your Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker. This wicked-delicious recipe from #anovafoodnerd Vincent Meli turns traditionally-tough chuck roast into a delicious meal resembling the most expensive steak!


Vincent Meli

Hailing from New Jersey, Vincent is one of our favorite #anovafoodnerds. You can catch him on Instagram @theironspork, where he's constantly cranking out delicious, perfectly cooked food. He's got a mad set of sous vide skills, and uses Anova to ensure his food is done just how he and his friends like it, every time.

Prep Time: 00:05

Recipe Time: 29:00

Temperature : 135F / 57.2C



  1. Set Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 135°F / 57.2°C
  2. Optional step: The night before cooking, season roast with seasoning salt and rest in the refrigerator overnight, uncovered.
  3. Place roast in a resealable ziplock bag or vacuum bag.
  4. Place in water bath and sous vide for 29 hours. NOTE: Anywhere from 24-36 hours will produce a wonderful result!

Finishing Steps

  1. Preheat heavy-bottomed pan or griddle over high heat.
  2. Remove roast from bag, dry the surface thoroughly, and let it rest on the counter or refrigerator for 15-20 minutes to chill meat a bit before searing.
  3. Sear roast for one minuter per side.
  4. Slice up and enjoy juicy, tender, and perfectly-cooked chuck roast!