Corned Beef

Published 21st July, 2021

Cuisine: Australian   Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 Mins   Cooking: 1 Hr 30 Mins


  • 1.2 - 1.5 kg Piece of Corned Beef
  • ⅓ Cup Malt Vinegar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Brown Onion
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 1 ½ tsp Black Peppercorns
  • Cold Water


  1. In a large saucepan place the malt vinegar, brown sugar, bay leaves and black peppercorns. Peel and roughly chop the brown onion and add to the saucepan.
  2. Remove the corned beef from the packaging and place in the saucepan, add cold water until the corned beef is completely covered, bring to the boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to a simmer and skim off any foam. Cover and allow to simmer for one hour and thirty minutes, skimming every now and then.
  4. Once the beef is cooked remove from the liquid, carve and serve. Serve with parsley sauce, English mustard, roasted baby potatoes and Brussel sprouts.