Corned Beef (Corn Your Own)

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 4hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim all but ¼ inch of fat from meat.
  • Wash and pat dry.
  • Rub with ¼ cup salt.
  • In large saucepan, heat water, salt and sugar and stir to dissolve.
  • Place beef in large glass bowl and pour salted water over.
  • Add 2 bay leaves, 8 peppercorns, 2 tsps pickling spice and 2 garlic cloves.
  • Place weighted plate over so meat is completely immersed.
  • Refrigerate 48-60 hours.
  • Remove meat and rinse thoroughly.
  • Place in large saucepan and cover with boiling water.
  • Add remaining bay leaves, peppercorns, pickling spice and garlic.
  • Cover and simmer for 4 hours, or until meat is tender.
  • Serve hot with boiled potatoes and cabbage or cool the brisket and slice thinly to serve with rye bread and mustard.
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