How To Cook Corn Beef Brisket In A Crockpot

This slow cooker corned beef brisket recipe that’s amazing! If you want to know how to cook corned beef brisket and cabbage in the crockpot it’s super easy to do and should definitely be made more often than just on St. Patrick’s Day.

How To Cook Corn Beef Brisket In A Crockpot

Next month is St. It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and since I love using my slow cooker, why not learn how to make this delicious crockpot recipe? Corned beef brisket (originally published 3/16, affiliate links present).

Slow Cooker Corned Beef Brisket

In just a few minutes, you can have a perfectly moist, sliceable, or shreddable slow cooker corned beef brisket. All you need to do is put the corned beef in the slow cooker, season it, and then pour in a small amount of water.

Then, just turn on the crockpot and wait. You can get the most tender, fall-apart forkfuls of corned beef by cooking it at a low temperature for eight hours.

It works wonderfully in this recipe, and the leftovers can be used in a ton of other recipes.

How To Cook Corn Beef Brisket In A Crockpot

Fear not—there’s no reason to be intimidated by the prospect of cooking corned beef in a slow cooker. There’s no easier way to cook corned beef brisket than using a crock-pot!

When we were kids, corned beef’s succulent texture and flavorful meat made it a treat, and I still think of it as a special meal.

Roasted potatoes or Colcannon go well with corned beef. If you’re fortunate enough to have leftover corned beef, you should save some so you can make a traditional Reuben sandwich.

Speaking of Reubens, we are so fond of their flavor combo that we created this Reuben Soup in place of the well-known NYC deli sandwich.

How To Cook Corn Beef Brisket In A Crockpot

How do you know when corned beef is done in a slow cooker?

Of course this cut of St. Patrick’s Day meat can be prepared in the oven or on top of the stove, but we think THIS method works best. When it’s fork-tender, you can be pretty sure it was done perfectly.

  • To be sure, you can use a meat thermometer, but if you can remove a bite with a fork and you don’t need to cut it with a knife, then it’s ready to eat.
  • Cook until the meat reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees.
  • Keep in mind that after cooking, corned beef may still have a pink hue.