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Texas Barbecue Beef Brisket

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  Beef brisket 1 (boneless)
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon, freshly ground, divided
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, grated
  Catsup 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon (fresh)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Teaspoon

Trim external fat on beef brisket to 1/4 inch.
Combine paprika and 1/2 teaspoon of the black pepper; rub evenly over surface of beef brisket.
Place brisket, fat side down, in 11 1/2 X 9-inch disposable foil pan.
Add 1 cup water.
Cover pan tightly with aluminum foil.
Place in center of grid over very low coals (use a single layer of coals with space in between each); cover cooker.
Cook 5 hours, turning brisket over every 1 1/2 hours; use baster to remove fat from pan as it accumulates.
Add 1/2 cup water, if needed, to pan during cooking.
Remove brisket from pan; place on grid, fat side down, directly over very low coals.
Reserve pan drippings.
Cover; continue cooking 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, skim fat from pan drippings; reserve 1 cup drippings.
Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add onion; cook until tender-crisp.
Add reserved pan drippings, remaining 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, the catsup, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce; simmer 15 minutes.
Carve brisket into thin slices across grain; serve with sauce.
Garnish with fresh peppers and lemon and lime slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1732 Calories from Fat 908

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g155.6%

Saturated Fat 42.2 g211.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 339.6 mg113.2%

Sodium 4486.5 mg186.9%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g39%

Sugars 93.8 g

Protein 94 g188.1%

Vitamin A 181.3% Vitamin C 146.9%

Calcium 20% Iron 81%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Texas Barbecue Beef Brisket Recipe