CORNED BEEF BRINE

Corned Beef Brine

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5-6 lb. brisket flat

  • 4 tsp pink curing salt

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 2 ribs celery, chopped

  • 3 carrots, chopped

  • 1.5 cups kosher salt

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 5 tbsp pickling spice

  • 6 cloves garlic

  • 2 gal water

  • 5lbs. ice

 

Pickling Spice:

  • 2 tbsp cloves

  • 2 tbsp black peppercorn

  • 2 tbsp mustard seeds

  • 2 tbsp coriander seed

  • 2 tbsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 tbsp mace

  • 1 tbsp ginger

  • 1 cinnamon stick, crushed

  • 3 bay leaves, crushed

Note: Try the pickling spice with 3 tbsp Colden's Freakin' Greek.

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Prepare pickling spice by adding all ingredients to a spice grinder and pulsing.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients except brisket in a large pot, simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and add ice, allow mixture to cool completely.

  4. Add brisket and allow to brine for 5-7 days.

  5. After about a week, remove from brine, rinse, and dry well.

Colden's Freakin' Greek Rub
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