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How to cook a brisket

You can make an amazing tasting braised brisket in the oven. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Brisket
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 16
Calories 379kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 8 punds packer cut brisket
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper


  • Trim brisket well, and then combine the brown sugar, seasoned salt, chili powder, and black pepper to make a dry rub. Coat the brisket well, and allow it to reach room temperature. Hethe at grill to around 325 degrees. Place brisket on the grill and cook on each side for approximately 30 minutes. Remove brisket from the grill.
  •  Heat oven to 275 degrees, and wrap brisket in foil. You can add sliced onions and garlic cloves to the brisket before wrapping with foil if you like. Place foil-wrapped brisket in a baking dish, and bake brisket for an additional 3 hours. Remove brisket and allow to rest for 20 minutes before slicing.


Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 1061mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 4.5mg
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