Sous Vide Corned Beef Brisket
Sous vide what? So this is a highly controlled way of cooking that yields some very tasty results. It’s basically heating the water surrounding your food that is under pressure from vacuum sealing. Not only does this make food tender and juicy, it also keeps the flavor from steaming away. You will need some equipment such as a Sous Vide cooker and a cooking bin. You will also need a vacuum sealer and bags for best results. And for this cook you will need a lid for your cooking bin to keep the water from evaporating away. For this recipe you going to need a 2 to 4 pound corned beef flat. And, this will be a 48 hour cook so be prepared to make plans ahead of time and be sure you paid your electricity bill. Don’t let this long cook time prevent you from making this happen. Try this recipe at least once and you are likey to make this your go to St Patricks day corned beef meal.
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- 2 – 4 pound Corned Beef Flat
- 3 Russet Potatoes
- 6 Carrots
- 1 Cabbage
- 1 Stick Butter
Remove the corned beef from the packaging and wash off the red fluid. Next, dry the corned beef with paper towels. Apply the seasoning packet to both sides while patting the seasoning into the meat. Place the beef into a large vacuum seal bag and then seal it up with the vacuum sealer.
Place the vacuum sealed corned beef into the sous vide cooking container. Fill the container with water to the top level with the beef in the container. This will make sure you have the proper level of water in the container. Remove the beef then start the sous vide cooker with the temperature set at 140 F.
When the water reaches 140 F place the beef into the cooking container and set a timer for 48 hours. Near the 48 hour mark, you can start cooking the potatoes carrots and cabbage.
Peel then slice the carrots into small chunks. Next peel and slice the potatoes into small chunks. Melt a half stick of butter in a large cast iron skillet. Cook the carrots and potatoes for about 20 minutes or until browned.
Remove the browned outer leaves from the cabbage. Slice the cabbage in half then cut out the core from both halves. Place each half cut side down then slice the halves into strips. Melt a half stick of butter in a large cast iron skillet. Cook the cabbage for about 20 minutes or until browned.
Combine the carrots, potatoes, and cabbage together and keep them warm in the oven at 300 F while you work on the corned beef.
At 48 hours, remove the vacuum sealed corned beef from the water. Next cut open the vacuum seal bag and carefully remove the beef using heat gloves or tongs. Be careful not to spill any liquid from the bag and discard it in the sink. Dry the corned beef with paper towels.
Heat a skillet at medium high temp and add some avocado oil. When heated, lay the corned beef fat cap side down into the skillet and brown it for 2 minutes. Flip to the other side and brown for 2 minutes. Remove the beef and place it on a cutting board. Slice the beef against the grain and place the slices on top of the potato carrot cabbage mixture.
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