Texas Barbequed Beef Brisket

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1 ts Ground black pepper; divided
2 ts Paprika
1 medium onion; grated
1 Boneless beef brisket; (6 to
1 tb Butter
1 1/2 c Catsup
1 tb Fresh Lemon Juice
1 ts Hot pepper sauce
1 tb Worcestershire Sauce

Original recipe makes 1



Trim external fat on beef brisket to 1/4 inch. Combine paprika and 1/2 tsp of the black pepper; rub evenly over surface of beef brisket. Place brisket, fat side down, in 11 1/2 X 9" 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 - 6 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. (Add just enough briquette during cooking to keep coals at a very low temperature). Remove brisket from pan; place on grid, fat side down, directly over very low coals. Reserve pan dripping. Cover; continue cooking for 30 minutes to 1 hour. 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 the grain; serve with sauce. Garnish with fresh peppers and lemon and lime slices. Note: For a smokier flavor, soak oak, pecan, mesquite or hickory chips in water 30 minutes and add to very low coals. Source: National Live Stock and Meat Board. Posted to bbq-digest V3 #058 Date: Tue, 24 Sep 1996 07:52:22 -0700 From: Carey Starzinger

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You do not trim a brisket before you cook it in Texas and you certainly don't turn it while cooking
Steelerman 4y ago

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