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Crock-pot Corned Beef with Irish Whiskey Glaze

This crock pot corned beef is delicious any time of year! The Irish whiskey glaze puts a delicious spin on an Irish classic. Prepare it on the stove or in the slow-cooker.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 8
Calories: 552kcal
Author: Cynthia

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds corned beef with spices

Irish Whiskey Glaze

  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1/4 cup Irish Whiskey

Instructions

Crock-pot or slow-cooker method

  • Place the corned beef along with the juices and spices in a large crock-pot and cover with about 2 inches of water.
  • Turn crock-pot on low, cover cook for 6-8 hours, or until the corned beef is fork tender.

Stove-top

  • Place the corned beef along with the juices and spices in a large stock pot and cover with about 3 inches of water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to a simmer. and cook for about 3 hours, or until the corned beef is fork tender.

Glazing the corned beef

  • 20-30 minutes before the corned beef is down, prepare the glaze. In a medium bowl, mix together the brown sugar and the mustard. Stir in the molasses and whiskey until smooth. Set aside.
  • When the corned beef is cooked, remove from the pot and place in a baking pan along with 1 cup of the cooking water; tent with foil to keep warm. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Brush the corned beef liberally with the glaze, cook uncovered in oven for 5 minutes, repeat the glazing process a total 3 times, for a total of 15 minutes glazing time.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 552kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 2789mg | Potassium: 849mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 4mg