This easy slow cooker corned beef silverside recipe is packed with flavour and perfect for a hearty family meal. Just a few ingredients and your slow cooker do the magic!

Corned beef silverside is a classic Kiwi and Aussie dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a comforting weeknight meal.
This recipe is simple to follow and uses just a few ingredients, so you can easily whip it up in your slow cooker. The result is a tender and flavourful piece of meat that will fall apart at the touch.
Serve it with mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, and your favourite condiments for a delicious and satisfying meal.

slow cooker corned beef silverside

How To Cook Silverside In A Slow Cooker

Forget the stovetop! Ditch the stress and embrace melt-in-your-mouth corned beef bliss with this foolproof slow cooker corned beef silverside recipe. Set it and forget it, then prepare for juicy, tender slices of heaven, perfect for sandwiches, a main meal, and beyond. No fuss, all flavour!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 hours
Total Time 9 hours 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Australian, New Zealand
Servings 8 people
Calories 1920 kcal


  • Slow cooker,
  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board


  • 2-3 kg corned beef silverside
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ¼ cup water


  • Place the corned beef silverside in your slow cooker. Add the onion, carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaf.
  • Pour in the beef broth and water.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours, or until the meat is fork-tender.
  • Remove the corned beef from the slow cooker and let it cool slightly before slicing thinly.
  • Serve with your favourite sides, such as mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, and gravy.


Recipe Tips:
  • You can use any type of liquid in this recipe, such as beer, Guinness, or even apple cider.
  • Add some chopped potatoes to the slow cooker along with the vegetables for a complete meal.
So there you have it! This simple, slow cooker corned beef silverside recipe delivers big on flavour and tenderness, promising a comforting and delicious meal for any occasion.
With minimal prep and effortless cooking, it's sure to become a family favourite. Dig in, and enjoy!
Keyword corned beef silverside slow cooker

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

1 Comment

Diana Carlton · 01/04/2024 at 8:50 am

5 stars
Cooked this today, absolutely lush! Beautiful flavour and so tender. Thank you so much for the recipe and clear instructions.

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