Jan’s Corned Beef

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Mother in law Jan
Serves 6.


  • 1.5kg corned silverside
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon matl vinegar
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • few sprigs parsley


Place corned silverside in a large saucepan and cover with cold water.  Bring to the boil and then tip the water out.  Fill the saucepan again with fresh  water, add all other ingredients and cover.  Bring to the boil and then simmer for about 1 1/2 hours until beef is tender.   Discard vegetables and liquid and serve corn beef with mustard sauce and steamed vegetables.

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2 thoughts on “Jan’s Corned Beef

  1. What is with “discard the vegetables”? We always serve the carrots and onions along side the corned beef. I hope you are making the old fashioned DYC Vinegar Mustard Sauce , made with the corned beef cooking liquid, to accompany the corned beef. The best mustard sauce ever.