Oven Barbecued Brisket

So I’ve always been a little bit intimidated by brisket.  The cut of meat itself is from the lower chest of the cow.  I think if it’s done right it can be extremely tasty.  I know it’s made alot around the holidays.  I normally use this cut of meat when I make beef jerkey.  But the other day I decided to try out an oven-roasted method with barbecue sauce.  It may not have the same smoky flavor as if I had done on the grill, but I still think it turned out great.  I just seasoned the brisket, wrapped it and cooked it low and slow in the oven.  Then I sauced it and cooked it a little more.  The results were surprisingly delicious!

I started with a 2.5 lb brisket.

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Sprinkled my seasonings over it: garlic powder, dried minced onion, salt, pepper, and worcestercire sauce.

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Wrapped the whole brisket tightly in foil and roasted in the oven at 300 degrees for 4 hours.

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Then I set about making my sauce.  Combine BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, ketchup, minced onion, paprika, garlic in a bowl.  Mix to combine.

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When the brisket has been cooked for about 4 hours, remove from oven and unwrap.  Save 1 cup of the broth and mix into the sauce.

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Then pour the sauce over the brisket.

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Put back into the oven uncovered and bake for an hour more.

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Slice and serve!

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Recipe:

2.5 lb brisket
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon minced dried onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons worcestercire sauce

Sauce:
1 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 clove garlic (chopped)
2 Tablespoons minced onion

Sprinkle garlic powder, minced onion, salt, pepper and worcestercire sauce over brisket.  Wrap tightly in aluminum foil and bake at 300 degrees for 4 hours.  Meanwhile, mix together ingredients for sauce.  Remove brisket and reserve 1 cup of broth.  Mix broth in with sauce.  Pour sauce over brisket and bake for another hour uncovered.  Slice and serve.  This recipe takes a while but the active time cooking is not much.

Enjoy!

Caroline