Pacific corned beef is eminent for its quality and taste. Premium cuts of Australian beef are processed in Australia with its natural juices to New Zealand recipe. Pacific corned beef is the most preferred brand for special occasions and celebrations by the Pacific Island community in Australasia. Pacific corned beef is so loved because it has ninety eight percent beef chunks giving it the rich flavour and texture.
Canned corned beef is already cooked therefore it is ready to eat. Hence Pacific corned beef is suitable for sandwiches and meals on the go. Like most canned food, corned beef is easy to prepare. It is a comfort food that may suit your busy lifestyle to whip up your favourite dishes. Corned beef makes luscious stews, baked dinners or may be sautéed with potatoes and served over hot rice.
Pacific corned beef is a great source of protein and iron. Corned beef is also a rich source of vitamins and minerals when consumed as part of a balanced diet. It contains good amounts of vitamin B complex, zinc and other essential nutrients.
These essential nutrients help with performing vital organ functions properly. Zinc is a key mineral that cells use to metabolize nutrients. Immune function, DNA and protein production, and cell division are all related to zinc levels in the body. Zinc also helps to heal wounds quickly and proper functioning of digestive system. Iron is an important component of haemoglobin. It is the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to transport it throughout your body. If you don’t have enough iron, then your body cannot make enough healthy oxygen-carrying red blood cells.
Canned corned beef should be consumed in moderation. Although it contains good amounts of vitamin B12 and zinc, corned beef is high in cholesterol, saturated fat, and sodium. Corned beef contains about 285 calories for a 115-gram portion and is packed with a whopping 1,286 milligrams of sodium per serving. Corned beef’s enjoyable taste, however, generally comes with a health penalty. People with cardiac health issues are advised to substantially lower their fat intake, and keep their cholesterol consumption below a maximum of 200mg daily.
When Brits, Canadians or Australians think of corned beef, they usually think of the tinned like Pacific corned beef. Americans and Irish are more likely to think of the ‘fresh’ version, which is often used as a deli meat.
While corned beef cannot generally be considered a healthy dish, there are steps that can help lower the levels of fat and sodium in a serving.
When preparing Pacific corned beef, remove visible fat both before and after cooking. Alternatively, you may heat the can before cooking and drain excess fat. Steam-cooking helps melt fat off the meat. Boiling the sliced meat in fresh water can also help lower sodium content. Remember that cheese and dressings can raise the cholesterol, fat and sodium content of a corned beef dish.
Pacific corned beef is proudly made in Australia by Kraft Heinz. It is made to the highest standards using Australian beef and creating employments for Australians. Therefore, when you enjoy Pacific corned beef you are helping Australian economy.