Corned beef is tender, sweet, savory, salty, and sour all at once, making it a wonderful filling for sandwiches, the perfect pairing with potato hash, or as the main course. Slow Cooker Crispy Corned Beef offers a crunchy on the outside texture to this delicious dish, as well as a spectacular sampling of simple seasonings. Best of all, you only need a few minutes of prep before setting Slow Cooker Crispy Corned Beef to cook without a second thought. You can come in from the cold straight to a plate of stick-to-your-ribs meaty goodness!
Ingredients• 3 pounds corned beef, with accompanying spice packets • 1 cup water, plus more depending on the size of slow cooker • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1 bay leaf • 2 tablespoons sugar • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Add the corned beef, fat side up, to the slow cooker.
Add the spice packets, minced garlic, pepper, and sugar to the top of the meat, rubbing it on.
Add the bay leaf and vinegar off to the side of the corned beef.
Add just enough water to come up 1/4 of the way to the top of the meat.
Cook on low heat, covered, for 8-9 hours.
If the corned beef isn't browned on top, put it under a broiler for 1-2 minutes in an oven-safe container. Keep careful watch, as you don't want to burn it!
Carve and serve hot!