Baked Salt Silverside Recipe

Baked Salt Silverside Recipes

Ingredients :

2.5 kg





1 tbsp

1 tbsp

1 tbsp

1 tbsp

1 tbsp


For the brine :

625 g

185 g

2 tsp

1.5 liter

silverside of beef



orange, halved

bay leaves


ground ginger

ground cinnamon

cumin seeds

mustard seeds

a small bunch of parsley



dark brown sugar



Method :
  1. Put all the brine ingredients into the saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Boil for about 20 minutes.
  3. Strain into the bowl in which you will marinate the beef.
  4. When the brine is cold, wash the beef and put it into the brine.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 5 to 7 days.
  6. Remove the beef from the brine and soak it in fresh water for a few hours.
  7. Put the beef into deep casserole dish, not much bigger than the beef.
  8. Add the onion, carrots, orange, bay leaves, parsley and spices.
  9. Add water to cover the beef.
  10. Bring water to the boil on top of the stove.
  11. Put the lid on and place in a preheated oven (180C/350F/Gas 4) for 3 hours or until the beef is tender.
  12. Eat hot or, if you want to eat in cold, place it in a bowl with a weight on top to compress the meat and make it easier to carve.

Serves 10-12

Salt the beef yourself for a change and taste the difference ! Marinate it in the refrigerator for 5-7 days. A good butcher will usually give you some saltpetre.

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