Spiced Beef Brisket with Smokey BBQ Sauce (Texas)

Total Time:
4 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
4 hr

Yield:
4 to 6 Servings
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • Rub:
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • One 14.5-ounce can beef broth
  • One 3- to 3 1/2-pound beef brisket
  • Smokey BBQ Sauce:
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 stick celery, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • One 14.5-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Directions

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

For the rub: In small bowl, combine the sugar, chili powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper.

Pour the beef broth into a 9- by 13-inch baking dish. Using a paring knife, score the surface of the meat all over. Massage the rub into the meat. Cover the dish tightly with foil and roast until very tender, 3 1/2 to 4 hours, adding water 1/2 cup at a time if the roasting juices start to dry up.

For the sauce: In a food processor, combine the garlic, celery, onion, tomato sauce, vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, smoked paprika, chili powder and salt. Blend for 1 to 2 minutes until smooth, scraping the side of the food processor bowl as needed with a spatula. Transfer the sauce to a medium saucepan. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thick, about 30 minutes.

Brush 1/3 cup of the sauce over the surface of the brisket.

Slice the brisket into 3/4-inch pieces and arrange on a serving platter. Serve the extra sauce alongside.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Flag as inappropriate

    Thank you! your flag was submitted.

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Beef Brisket