Try our easy to follow corned beef recipe. Absolutely delicious simple & tasty.
Cooking corned beef has never been easier with our recipe using only 4 ingredients including the meat.

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Yield: 8 X 180 gram serves

Easy corned beef recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Try our easy to follow corned beef recipe. Absolutely delicious simple & tasty.
Cooking corned beef has never been easier with our recipe using only 4 ingredients including the meat.

Lists of serving suggestions, sauce accompaniments and variations.

Ingredients

  • 1½ kg Raw Corned Silverside
  • ½ Cup Brown Vinegar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 large brown onion

Instructions

    1. Coarsely chop onions
    2. Place the vinegar, sugar and onions in a large, heavy-based deep saucepan.
    3. Add some water and stir to dissolve brown sugar.
    4. Add the beef and cover with water.
    5. Place over high heat and bring to the boil.
    6. Reduce the heat, cover and Simmer (do not boil) for 2½ hours.
    7. When ready the beef should be firm to the touch.
    8. Drain and leave to rest.

Notes

Slow Cooker Corned Beef

  1. Follow above steps 1 & 2, but instead of using a saucepan put everything in your slow cooker.
  2. Add 2 cups warm water and stir sugar in.
  3. Add meat and cook in slow cooker on low for 6 hours.

Corned Beef Sauce Accompaniments


All these are great to have with your corned beef.

  • Roux (white sauce).
  • Cheese Sauce.
  • Parsley Sauce.
  • Tomato Relish.

Easy Corned Beef Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with mashed potato and steamed greens.
  • Corned beef with cabbage sauted with bacon, onion and cream
  • Spoon some warm green tomato relish over the meat and serve with broccoli and mashed potatoes.
  • Mashed potato, peas, carrots and white sauce
  • In sandwiches with sliced tomato or tomato relish and cheese
  • Rolled in a wrap with fresh salad

Easy Corned Beef Recipe Variations


Add any of the following -

  • 1 celery stick, coarsely chopped, leaves included
  • 1 tsp cracked peppercorns
  • 1 carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic bulb, halved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per ServingCalories 76Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 9mgSodium 8mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 3g

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