Pickling Corned Beef

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 288 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place brisket in large pot, add brown sugar, pickling spices, salt, saltpeter, bay leaves and water.
  2. Bring to boil 5 minutes.
  3. Let stand overnight to cool.
  4. Place in 5 gallon crock with cooled mixture. Add sliced garlic; liquid enough to cover meat. Put a board and stone on top beef.
  5. Keep submerged.
  6. Place cheesecloth across top of crock.
  7. Tie down.
  8. Put lid on.
  9. Leave enough space between lid and cloth for air.
  10. At end of 12 days place meat in cold water for 1 hour.
  11. Remove meat. Wipe well.


Most Helpful

Good recipe easy to accomplish with basic ingredients and method is easy too. Top notch Thanks SF

sordfleming June 23, 2009

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