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BBQ Brisket

Posted: June 24

Time: 13 hours

Yield: 16 servings

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Once you try this BBQ Brisket, you won’t be able to get enough! This recipe is easy to make with only 20 minutes of prep, creating a dish with tender, tangy, melt in your mouth beef. BBQ Brisket requires time and patience to make, but once you taste this savory, effortlessly juicy meat, you’ll immediately know it was worth it. Get ready, because your next cook-out will become a life-changing BBQ experience!


6 pounds beef brisket, flat-cut and trimmed
3 tablespoons kosher salt
1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper, cracked
1 (18 ounce) bottle BBQ sauce


Step 1

Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Step 2

Ensure the brisket is dry using paper towels.

Step 3

Season the brisket with the salt and pepper.

Step 4

Cover the brisket with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to overnight.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Remove the plastic wrap from the brisket.

Step 6

Place a piece of parchment paper on top of the brisket.

Step 7

Cover the pan with aluminum foil.

Step 8

Insert an oven-safe thermometer into the thickest area of the brisket.

Step 9

Place the brisket in the oven and cook until the thermometer reads 200 degrees F, about 3-4 hours.

Step 10

Remove the brisket from the oven.

Step 11

Uncover the baking sheet and brush the brisket with the BBQ sauce.

Step 12

Continue baking for 1 hour.

Step 13

Remove the brisket from the oven again and tent it with foil.

Step 14

Let the brisket rest for 20 minutes.

Step 15


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