Texas Oven BBQ Brisket
Barbecued Meat That Melts in Your Mouth
Emeril Lagasse presents a great recipe from the Texas Beef Council that can prepared without a smoker in your oven. "There's a lot of 'Bam!' here," he warns. Fitting reward for all your hard work.
Combine seasoning ingredients in a food processor until evenly distributed. Season raw brisket on both sides with brisket rub seasoning and then place in your roasting pan.
Roast for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Add enough liquid to the roasting pan to achieve 1/2 inch liquid in the pan. Now cover the roasting pan and lower heat to 325 degrees. Continue cooking for 4 - 5 hours, depending on size, basting frequently. Internal temperature of 185 degrees will indicate a fully cooked brisket.
Trim all fat and slice meat thinly across the grain. Sauce:
For Sauce, combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for 25 minutes. Puree in a blender or food processor.
Developed by chef Peter Rosenberg for the Texas Beef Council; c.2000