corned beef In the UK a canned product made from low‐quality beef that has been partially extracted with hot water to make meat extract; the traditional tapered can was patented by Arthur Libby in 1875. A 150‐g portion is an exceptionally rich source of protein, niacin, and iron; a good source of vitamin B2; contains 18 g of fat, of which half is saturated and supplies 330 kcal (1390 kJ). In the USA and elsewhere corned beef is pickled beef (in the UK this is called salt beef).
corned beef (also corn beef) • n. beef brisket cured in brine.
beef, corned See corned beef.
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