Corned Beef

Mouth watering tender Corned beef, at our house we use in sandwiches with some Dijon mustard.


  • 1.2kg Corned silverside
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 12 peppercorns
  • 1 large whole onion peeled
  • 6 cloves
  • 1/3 cup malt vinegar
  • ½ cup brown sugar


  1. Remove fat from silverside if you wish
  2. Place beef in a large saucepan
  3. Add bay leaves, peppercorns, onion, cloves, vinegar, sugar and enough water to cover
  4. Bring to the boil
  5. Reduce the heat to low and simmer
  6. Cover and cook for 1 hour 30  mins
  7. Turn off heat and leave to cool off in the brine. Then remove.

Serve with mashed potato and vegetables of your choice or straight into some lovely fresh bread.