Recipe courtesy of Lolis Eric Elie

Barbecue Brisket

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  • Total: 11 hr 35 min
  • Prep: 9 hr 5 min
  • Cook: 2 hr 30 min
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One 7-pound beef brisket

Dry Rub, recipe follows

1/3 cup lemon juice

1/3 cup water

Dry Rub:

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup salt

4 tablespoon cracked black pepper

2 tablespoons onion powder

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 tablespoons cayenne powder


  1. Season both sides of the brisket with Dry Rub and place in pan. Mix the lemon juice and water, and pour over the brisket. Let stand overnight in the refrigerator. Remove the brisket from the pan, reserving the marinade. Cook the brisket in a preheated 250-degree oven, 1 hour per pound. Baste with marinade and cover. Continue to cook the brisket at 250 degrees for another 1 1/2 hours or until tender.

Dry Rub:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and generously sprinkle on brisket prior to cooking.