How to make Southern Style Beef Brisket with Barbeque Sauce

This beef brisket recipe is coated in a dry rub and cooked in a simple homemade barbeque sauce until it’s deliciously tender.

how to make southern style beef brisket with barbeque sauce - How to make Southern Style Beef Brisket with Barbeque Sauce

Brisket used to be seen as a cheap cut of meat. Cooked right it can be a deliciously tender and full of flavour. The secret is to cook it long and slow – making a good brisket takes time. This recipe is made in the oven but you can also slow cook your brisket over a fire.

To start off with the brisket is coated in a dry rub, then cooked in the barbeque sauce until the meat pulls apart with a fork.

Serve brisket with a side of coleslaw, mac and cheese or steamed corn. Or shred the meat and pile onto rolls and make sliders!

Brisket with Barbeque Sauce Recipe

5 from 1 vote

Recipe by Jessica AlbertsCourse: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

Prep time

10

minutes

Cooking time

4

hours 

Total time

4

hours 

10

minutes

A delicious beef brisket with a homemade barbeque sauce.

Ingredients – DRY RUB

  • 1 brisket, deboned

  • 2 tablespoon salt

  • 2 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt

  • 1 tablespoon cumin

  • 1 tablespoon black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard

  • 1 bay leaf, crushed

  • 1 cup beef stock

  • INGREDIENTS – BARBEQUE SAUCE
  • 500 ml tomato sauce

  • 100 ml Worcestershire sauce

  • 75 ml lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoon vinegar

  • 4 tablespoon brown sugar or honey

  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs

  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

Method – DRY RUB

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Make dry rub by mixing all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • METHOD – BARBEQUE SAUCE
  • Simmer all the sauce ingredients in saucepan for 15 minutes until the sauce thickens and reduces.
  • METHOD – BRISKET
  • Season the raw brisket on both sides with the rub. Place in a roasting pan and roast, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  • Add the beef stock liquid and half of the barbecue sauce. Cover the pan tightly with tin foil and place back in the oven.
  • Reduce oven heat to 150 degrees Celsius and cook for 3 hours or until the brisket is fork tender.
  • To finish off, grill under hot grill for a few minutes to crisp the top.

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