|Homemade Irish Corned Beef
Recipe Number: 1576
Contributor: Daisy Lover
Calories Per Serving:
|6 cups water
2 cups lager beer
1.5 cups coarse kosher salt
|1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup pickling spices
1 flat cut beef brisket - between 6-8 pounds
|Pour 6 cups water and beer into large deep roasting pan. Add coarse salt; stir until dissolved. Add brown sugar; stir until dissolved.
Pierce brisket all over with a small sharp knife.
Submerge brisket in liquid, them top with a heavy platter to weight it down. Cover and refrigerate for 4 days.
Remove brisket from brine. Stir liquid to blend. Return brisket to brine; top with the heavy platter. Cover; refrigerate for 4 more days.
Rinse with cold running water and prepare as you normally would.
|Just one note................it is NOT red in color as the dyed, store bought version but the flavor is phenomenal.>