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  • 3 1/2 pounds - beef brisket
  • 1 teaspoons - celery salt
  • 1 teaspoons - garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoons - onion salt
  • 1/2 cups - barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons - ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons - Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoons - liquid smoke
  • - fresh parsley sprigs, for garnish
  • Directions:

    1. Trim fat from brisket to 1/8-inch thickness.

    2. Combine celery salt, garlic powder, and onion salt. Sprinkle brisket evenly with mixture, and rub thoroughly into meat.

    3. Stir together barbecue sauce with ketchup, Worcestershire and liquid smoke until blended. Brush barbecue sauce mixture evenly onto brisket. Wrap brisket in heavy-duty aluminum foil; place in a roasting pan. Chill for 8 hours.

    4. Bake at 300 degrees F for 5 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 190 degrees F. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut brisket across the grain into thin slices. Garnish, if desired.

    Brief Description

    This brisket is baked at a low oven temperature for five hours in order to tenderize this lean cut of meat.

    Main Ingredient:

    beef brisket

    Category:  Beef

    Cuisine:  BBQ

    Prep Time: 8 hour(s) 15 min
    Cook Time: 5 hour(s)


    Serve with sides such as mashed red potatoes and snow peas, sugar snaps or your favorite green vegetable.


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    Posted On:

    December 20, 2015

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