Guiness Corned beefSubmitted by: KYLAR_STERN
IntroductionHere's your typical St. Patrick's day meal. A cheat meal for sure for us Irish so enjoy it properly! Here's your typical St. Patrick's day meal. A cheat meal for sure for us Irish so enjoy it properly!
4 lbs flat cut corned beef brisket
1 (12 ounce) bottle Guinness draught (make sure you use Guinness draught, not stout as it will turn it bitter!)
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and cut into wedges (or 2 small)
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground cloves (to taste)
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 head cabbage, cut into wedges, rinsed and drained
2 lbs red potatoes, halved
1 lb baby carrots
In a Dutch oven, or other large pot with a cover, brown corned beef well on all sides over high heat.
Pour Guinness over the meat, and add enough water to just cover the brisket.
Add the onion, garlic, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and pepper to the pot.
Bring pot to a boil and skim off any foam.
Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover pot and simmer for 3 hours.
Add carrots, then potatoes and then the cabbage wedges to the pot.
Cover pot, and continue cooking until meat and vegetables are tender (about 20-30 minutes).
Remove meat and vegetables to warm serving platter/dishes, leaving the cooking liquid/sauce in the pot.
Over high heat, bring the cooking liquid to a boil, and cook until the amount of liquid is reduced by half (about 10 minutes).
Slice the corned beef; serve with the vegetables and the sauce on the side.
Note: Corned beef should always be sliced across the grain.
Read more at: http://www.food.com/recipe/corned-beef-and-cabbage-in-guinness-86868?oc=linkback
Serving Size: Makes 6 hearty servings for a good time on St. Patty's day.