Citrus Corned Beef SandwichesPrep: 30 min Cook: 8 hours Servings: 8by Robyn Savoie381 recipes>
Here's a quick, easy and delicious new spin on the traditional Reuben sandwich. To Serve: Nix using the broiler below for your living room tailgaters. Remove the meat from the Crock-pot and let cool slightly. Strain the juices, reserving 1/4 cup for the sauce, place about 1/2 - 1 cup back into crock. This will keep the sliced meat moist and tender. Slice the corned beef, place back in crock-pot still set on low to keep warm. Serve with the sauce, cheese and rolls/bread slices on the side. Ba-Dah- Bing -- All Done!
- 2 - 3 Lb. Corned Beef Brisket with Spice Packet
- 1 Cup Water
- 1/4 Cup Dijon Mustard
- 1/4 Tsp. Orange Zest
- 1/2 Cup Orange Juice
- 4 Tsp. All Purpose Flour
- 8 Kaiser Rolls, Split and Toasted or
- 16 Slices Deli-Style Rye Bread, Lightly Toasted
- 6 Oz. Muenster Cheese, Sliced
DirectionsPrepare Corned Beef:1.Trim fat from meat. Rub brisket with spices from spice packet. If necessary, cut brisket to fit into a 3-1/2-, 4-, or 5-quart electric crockery cooker. Place brisket in cooker. Combine water and mustard; pour over meat.2.Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.3.Remove meat; cover to keep warm. Skim fat from juices. Strain pan juice through sieve and two layers of cheesecloth to remove whole spices. Reserve juice; discard whole spices.Prepare Citrus Sauce:1.In a small saucepan, stir together orange zest, juice, and flour; gradually stir in 1/4 cup of the reserved cooking juices.2.Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more.Construct Sandwiches:1.Thinly slice meat across the grain. Arrange rolls, cut sides up, on unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Remove rolls from broiler pan.2.Place meat on roll bottoms. Drizzle about 1 tablespoon citrus sauce over meat. Top with cheese. Broil 1 to 2 minutes more or until cheese melts. Add roll tops.
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