Simple Slow-Cooker BBQ Style Beef Brisket
This is a great alternative to a traditional family tomato sauce and French onion soup brisket. I wanted an update to a family classic - something that felt more casual and increased the traditional flavor profile a bit. Serves 6.
4lbs beef brisket, trimmed
2 tsp garlic powder
1tsp onion powder
2 tsp JF Spicy Salt or JF Universal Salt
1tsp fresh cracked black pepper
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2tsp olive oil or garlic olive oil
2 cups organic BBQ sauce
3 Tbsp garlic, minced
2Tbsp brown sugar (sub brown coconut sugar)
2Tbsp olive oil
1Tbsp worcestershire sauce
½ Tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp JF Spicy Salt or JF Universal Salt
Spray slow-cooker with organic oil spray and place the brisket inside. Pour olive oil over brisket and coat with hands.
Combine ingredients for dry rub - garlic powder, onion powder, paprika ,, pepper, cumin and chili powder. Pour half over one side of brisket and coat with hands. Repeat on back side. Turn fat side up.
Combine BBQ sauce in a separate bowl and spread 1 cup on top of brisket; save the rest for broiling later. Place lid on slow-cooker and cook approximately 4-5 hours on high. Once done place brisket on a parchment lined sheet pan and spread BBQ sauce in a thick layer on top (fat side up).
Broil on high till a nice dark brown crust forms. Remove from broiler and let rest 10 minutes prior to cooking. If you want it less done I suggest cooking on high for 4 hours.
Serve with pickled cucumbers, pickled Fresno peppers, pickled red onion, cabbage slaw, and enjoy!