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  • Citrus Corned Beef Sandwiches

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    Citrus Corned Beef Sandwiches
    Prep: 30 min Cook: 8 hours Servings: 8
    by Robyn Savoie
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    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!

    Ingredients

    • 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

    Directions

    Prepare 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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