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Top 10 Brisket Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Recipes for Barbecue Brisket at Barbecue & Grilling


Smoked brisket is the traditional barbecue of Texas, but popular throughout the country as the only true beef barbecue. Though and difficult, beef brisket is hard muscle and can only be prepared low and slow if you actually want to eat it. Smoke brisket long enough and slow enough and you will produce one of the greatest meals you'll ever eat. These great brisket recipes take you from start to finish. Of course you can always choose to pick out your own rubs, mops, marinades and sauces to make a great brisket meal or you can choose on of these

1. Brown Sugar and Chili Smoked Brisket

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This delicious brisket is coated in a sweet rub and slow smoked to perfection. Of course, you can adjust the heat by using mild or hot chili powder.

2. Texas Style Smoked Brisket

Texas Style Smoked Brisket
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Traditional Texas Beef Brisket recipe that will help you get a great piece of smoked meat. This basic recipe gives you all you need to know to smoke a great brisket. From here you can learn to take your brisket to a whole new level.

3. Smoked Brisket with Southwestern Wet Rub

The rub used for this smoked brisket should be prepared as a thick paste, which will help it adhere to the meat.

4. Hot and Spicy Smoked Brisket

If you like your brisket on the spicy side, then this recipe is for you!

5. Panhandle Smoked Brisket

This is another Southwestern style brisket recipe. If you decide to use cumin seeds instead of cumin powder, try toasting them quickly in a hot skillet for a minute to get the flavors out before you crush them.

6. Smoked Brisket With Chipotle Rub

This brisket recipe calls for rub made of chipotle peppers. Just make sure that the peppers are finely ground before using.

7. Herb and Chili Smoked Brisket

Here is another brisket recipe for you to try. This recipe has a fantastic dry mustard rub that gives a wonderful flavor to almost anything, including, brisket, lamb, or pork.

8. Smoked Sangria Beef Brisket

This is a nice twist to a traditional brisket. This recipe calls for a sangria marinade and sauce that is sure to enhance an already delicious smoked brisket.

9. Slow Cooker Barbecue Brisket

Slow Cooker Barbecue Brisket
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This slow-cooker brisket recipe won't win any awards for being authentic barbecue, but it will give you a very tender and flavorful brisket.

10. Walter Jetton's Beef Brisket

Walter Jetton cooked his Beef Brisket for President Johnson and whatever foreign leaders and dignitaries Lyndon brought home with him. This is his recipe. This barbecue beef brisket is not cooked in a smoker. It is braised in a black pot. Walter Jetton was one of the old style Texas barbecue cooks that didn't have a smoker. He cooked everything chuckwagon style on an open pit over a hardwood fire.

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