how do you make corn beef hash

Who doesn’t love a good Corned Beef Hash with tender potatoes and pan fried corned beef?! This classic comfort food can be served for breakfast or dinner!

No Leftover Corned Beef? No Problem!

Ask at the deli counter if they can cut you some corned beef in thick slices and you can have corned beef hash anytime you want it.

Substitute other leftover meat for the corned beef. It wont be corned beef and hash, but it will still be good.

  • Ham
  • Roast beef
  • Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Smoked salmon
  • Chicken
  • Hot dogs

What is Corned Beef?

Corned beef is usually made by salt curing brisket, a cut of beef from the chest. Curing the beef this way removes the moisture from the meat and helps to preserve it. Its commonly found in corned beef and cabbage or Reuben sandwiches.


  • unsalted butter – the corned beef is already salty so we want to control how much additional salt we add.
  • russet potatoes – you can use Yukon potatoes too, if needed.
  • chopped cooked corned beef – as stated above, canned corned beef or other leftover beef can be used.
  • garlic and onion powder – I try to keep the seasoning simple since the corned beef will add its own flavoring. Use what you enjoy here. Cajun or creole seasoning works great too or a dash of hot sauce.

how do you make corn beef hash

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What is corn beef hash made of?

Corned beef hash is a hearty Irish meal made with potatoes and corned beef. The ingredients are traditionally pan-fried until they are tender and warm. Corned beef hash is a popular use for leftover corned beef (think the day after St. Patrick’s Day).

How to make crispy corned beef hash?

The trick to making the absolute BEST Corned Beef Hash is frying the potatoes and corned beef in a hot pan and NOT stirring it! I pack the potatoes and beef into the skillet in a single layer then leave it for 3 minutes undisturbed and then flip. It helps to create golden brown crisp corned beef and potatoes!

How is corned beef made?

Corned beef is meat that has been cured in a salt solution. Before refrigeration, meat was salted and cured to be preserved. Historically, any type of meat could be put through the curing process that makes what we know as corned beef today. In the U.S., corned beef is made from beef brisket.

What goes with corned beef hash?

You can also serve it with a side of fresh fruit, such as sliced tomatoes or avocado, to add some freshness to the meal. Additionally, some people enjoy serving corned beef hash with a side of sautéed or steamed vegetables, such as spinach, bell peppers, or onions, to add some color and nutritional value to the dish.

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