Brisket Shooters

Brisket Shooters Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Pick up brisket and sauce from your favorite barbecue joint.


Makes 12 servings
Total time: 40 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes


2 cups milk
1 cup uncooked regular grits
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded smoked Gouda cheese
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 pounds shredded smoked beef brisket
Barbecue sauce


1. Bring milk and 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Gradually whisk in grits and salt; return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheeses until blended.

2. Layer brisket, grits, and Coleslaw in 12 (8-oz.) glasses; drizzle with barbecue sauce. Serve immediately.