Texas Brisket

Texas Brisket

Enjoy the mouthwatering flavors of Texas-style smoked brisket, prepared using the renowned 4-2-10 method. This slow-cooking technique guarantees tender, juicy meat infused with a rich smoky essence. With authentic Texas-style seasonings, this brisket is a true barbecue delight.

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How to

  1. Prepare the brisket by trimming the fat from the brisket and slicing off floppy bits that otherwise will burn.
  2. Prepare 40 grams or 1.4 oz of Texas Beef Rub according to it's recipe.
  3. Season all sides of the brisket.
  4. Fire up your smoker and set it up for an indirect smoking temperature of 120°C or 250°F.
  5. Smoke your brisket smoke in your BBQ for 4 hours.
  6. Raise up the temperature to 140°C or 280°F and let it smoke for 2 hours to get rid of the puddles forming on top of the brisket.
  7. Wrap the brisket in aluminium foil or butchers paper and add any excess fat drippings that you might have catched during the cook.
  8. Place the brisket in an oven tray and add ½ cup of water. 
  9. Place the brisket in an oven that can be set for a temperature of 65°C or 150°F and let it steam in it's own moisture for 10 hours.
  10. Unwrap the brisket and slice into your brisket.
  11. Serve some slices on a tray along with our Baked Beans recipe and our delicious Mac N Cheese.

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