The Best BBQ Brisket Ever

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Apr. 29, 2020

This hunk of brisket is seared, slow cooked and then roasted in the oven and then smothered in a smoky BBQ sauce. It starts with a simple homemade BBQ spice rub put together with pantry ingredients.


Brisket 2 Pound
Sliced onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For sauce:
Ketchup 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Franks red hot sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Mustard 2 Tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dehydrated onion 1 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Pepper 1 Teaspoon
Bbq spice rub:
Cayenne pepper 1 Tablespoon
Cumin powder 1 Tablespoon
Dehydrated onion 1 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
Mustard powder 1 Tablespoon
Ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon
Paprika 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Tablespoon



1. Trim off excess fat from the brisket and add the 2 tsps of spice rub

2. Sear this on all sides

3. In a slow cooker add all the sauce ingredients and mix

4. Add the brisket and slow cook for 8 hours

5. After the cook time, store the meat and the sauce in the fridge overnight so the fat can solidify

6. The next day scrape off the fat and add the brisket to a roasting pan with the onions and cook in a 350 degree oven for 2 hrs

7. Add the sauce to a sauce pan and cook on low till it thickens

8. Taste and add sugar to balance the salt after the sauce thickens

9. Once the brisket is out of the oven, brush the bbq sauce on the surface


10. Serve with mashed potato and the caramelized onions

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 600 Minutes
Ready In: 600 Minutes
Servings: 4