Skillet Corned Beef Hash

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Why this recipe works:

Texture being foremost in our skillet corned beef hash recipe, we knew we wanted starchy potatoes that would retain some character but would soften and crumble to help bind the hash together. Russet potatoes were our top choice. We decided to speed things along by parcooking the potatoes in… read more

Texture being foremost in our skillet corned beef hash recipe, we knew we wanted starchy potatoes that would retain some character but would soften and crumble to help bind the hash together. Russet potatoes were our top choice. We decided to speed things along by parcooking the potatoes in the microwave until tender, then moving them to the skillet. While leftover beef from a boiled dinner was traditional, we knew most people wouldn’t wait to have such an ingredient on hand. We tested chunks of corned beef for our skillet corned beef hash recipe, thinking they would be an authentic second to a day-old roast, but they were chewy and unappetizing. In the end, we found that deli-style corned beef worked best.

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Serves 4

You will need a 12-inch skillet with a tight-fitting lid for this recipe. A well-seasoned cast-iron skillet is traditional, but we prefer a nonstick skillet—the nonstick surface leaves little chance of anything sticking and burning. Our favorite tool for flipping the hash is a stiff plastic spatula.

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