Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash is a cheap and tasty dish that dates back decades. A simple combination of meat and veg that takes very little prep, this meal will sort you out at any time of the day!

Serves 2


  • 2 Medium sized potatoes
  • Cooking oil (sunflower, vegetable or olive oil all work well)
  • 1 Onion, roughly chopped
  • 200g Corned beef (the cheapest tin you can find will work brilliantly)
  • 2 Eggs
  • Optional: mustard, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, baked beans


  1. Start by chopping your potatoes into small 1cm sized cubes.
  2. Half fill a medium saucepan with water, add a pinch of salt and put on a high heat. When the water is boiling, add your potato cubes. After 5 minutes, take the pan off the heat and drain your potato.
  3. Heat your cooking oil in a large saucepan, and when hot, add your potato cubes turning regularly to that they brown on all sides.
  4. When your potato is looking golden add in your chopped onion and cook for another 7-8 minutes until the onion is soft.
  5. Now crumble in your corned beef and stir it through your potato and onion which still keeping the pan on the heat. At this point you can add in a teaspoon of mustard if you have it, a teaspoon of tomato ketchup and a few shakes of Worcestershire sauce. Reduce the heat to low.
  6. In a separate pan fry your eggs: heat a small amount off cooking oil and when hot, crack in your eggs and fry for a few minutes until the whites are set.
  7. If you are having baked beans with your Corned Beef Hash, now is the time to warm them up in a small pan or microwave.
  8. To serve, spoon half of your hash on to a plate or bowl and top with a fried egg. Add a spoonful of baked beans (if using) and enjoy!

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