Beef Recipes

BOILED SALT BEEF WITH DUMPLINGS

10 PORTIONS

Ingredients

(a)   Boiled salt beef

Salted silverside                                               1.2 kg

Onions                                                             400 g

Carrots                                                             300 g

 

(b)   Dumplings

Flour                                                                250 g

Suet                                                                 75 g

Water                                                               125 ml

Baking powder                                                   5 g

Salt

 

Method

(a)   Boiled salt beef

  1. Place the prepared salt bef into a saucepan, cover with cold water, bring to the boil and skim.
  2. Peel the onions, add them whole, and simmer for 3 hours.
  3. Peel the carrots, cut them into batons, add them to the pan and simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  4. Add the dumplings and place them in a dish with a little of the cooking liquor to keep them moist and hot.
  5. Remove the meat, strain the carrots and retain the cooking liquor.
  6. Carve the silverside across the grain.  Serve garnished with some of the cooking liquor, baton carrots and dumplings.

 

(b)   Dumplings

  1. Sieve together the flour, salt and baking powder. Finely chop the suet.
  2. Mix the suet into the flour and make a bay. 
  3. Add water and mix to a dough. 
  4. Divide the dough into 50 equal sized pieces and mould lightly. 
  5. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before cooking.

Notes:

  1. Cooking time; allow about 40 minutes per kg. 
  2. Button onions may also be used as a garnish with this dish.

 

 

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