Corned Beef Brisket

Recipe by Judy-Jude
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill 4 quart crock or plastic bag with 2 quarts water. (use any type of non-metallic container) Dissolve brown sugar in additional 1/4 cup warm water. Add Kosher salt and vinegar, stir to dissolve and add remaining ingredients. Be sure the meat is beneath the surface of the liquid. Refrigerate for three weeks.
  • After 3 weeks, remove brisket and rinse. Add to 8-10 quart pot, (depending on the amount of vegetables you will use) fill with water and add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon peppercorns, 3 cloves garlic, smashed, 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar, 1/2 Tablespoon Kosher salt and 1 Tablespoon of pickling spice. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 3 hours or until tender. Add (whole, unpeeled) potatoes, carrots and onions, turnips and parsnips, if desired. Continue to simmer covered for 15 minutes. Add cabbage wedges, simmer additional 6-10 minutes or until cabbage is soft and tender.
  • Serve with nice mustard and a horseradish sauce.
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