Slow Cooker Beef Brisket
Slow Cooker Beef Brisket is tender, juicy, infused with tons of flavor, and topped off with a homemade BBQ sauce! Quick and easy to prepare, put it in your slow cooker and finished off in the oven or on the grill to caramelize. Succulent and a little bit sticky, this is what BBQ is all about!
- 3 to 4 pound beef brisket
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 ½ cups ketchup
- 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 teaspoon onion powder
- 2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Place Rub ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine.
Rub all over brisket with your hands.
Pour BBQ Sauce ingredients in the slow cooker. Mix then add the brisket and press brisket into sauce.
Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or high for 4 to 5 hours.
Remove brisket from slow cooker onto a baking tray. Drizzle a few tablespoons of pan drippings on the brisket.
Pour liquid from slow cooker into a sauce pan and simmer over medium high heat until it thickens to a sauce like consistency.
Oven Method: Meanwhile, cook Brisket in 400 degree oven for 5 to 10 minutes until it begins to brown a bit. Remove from oven and mop on BBQ sauce cook for 5 minutes turn over and repeat for 5 to 10 minutes or until caramelized. Or do this on the BBQ Grill on medium high heat. Cook time for caramelization may be shorter. Then remove.
Slice Brisket thinly across the grain and serve with BBQ Sauce.
*If you want to prepare meat ahead of time you can store with rub on in refrigerator for 24 hours before cooking. I usually just put on before cooking.
*If you want less spicy omit or cut back on cayenne pepper
Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 570mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g