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Personally just used normal masonry plugs and just ensured the screws were long enough to get a good hold into the brickwork behind the plasterboard.
I cannot remember the exact specifications any more but the 6 bolts were supposed to be able to support something like 180kg and the TV and bracket together is under 20kg and so the loss of some structural strength by having the bolts sticking out a couple of CM didn't feel a big risk to me