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Corned Beef

Corned Beef -
Written by Kate thecook
Corned Beef -

Corned Beef

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Course: Brunch, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 3 minutes
Servings: 4 lb
Calories: 1051kcal



  • Combine the water, salt, sugar, seasonings, and sodium nitrate in a large pot and stir to dissolve the salt and sugar.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Put the brisket in the brine mixture, placing a weight on top to make sure the beef is completely immersed.
  • Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for 3 weeks, turning the beef every 5 days.
  • To cook, rinse well and simmer for 1 hour per pound of meat.


Sodium: 40164mg | Sugar: 30g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 38mg | Cholesterol: 381mg | Calories: 1051kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Fat: 53g | Protein: 113g | Carbohydrates: 32g