My husband is a junk foodie and very hard to please as far as lighter fare goes and this recipe was a big hit in my household. I love using my crockpot and this recipe in particular was VERY easy. The house smelled amazing and the meat was pretty tender. It wasn't as tender as I was expecting (I cook fatty beef short ribs frequently), perhaps because of the cut of meat (first time cooking brisket!) but it was still very delicious. I guess I would suggest ensuring the meat is VERY shredded. After shredding the meat, I kept it in the juices for an additional hour to really soak up the flavors. I put them on a bun with mayo and american cheese and it was awesome. Tonight, we will be having the leftovers wrapped with brown rice in tortillas.
Knife and Fork Barbecued Brisket Sandwiches
Photo: Oxmoor House
make ahead prep: 10 minutes; cook: 4 hours
Yield: 10 servings.
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 327
- Calories from fat: 23%
- Fat: 8.2g
- Saturated fat: 2.1g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
- Protein: 24.3g
- Carbohydrate: 37.6g
- Fiber: 0.9g
- Cholesterol: 67mg
- Iron: 0.0mg
- Sodium: 700mg
- Calcium: 0.0mg
- 2 large onions, thinly sliced and divided
- 1 (3-pound) beef brisket
- 1 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce
- 1/2 cup light beer
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 6 cloves)
- 5 submarine rolls, split and toasted
- Place half of onion rings in bottom of a 4-quart electric slow cooker. Trim fat from meat, and cut into large pieces to fit in slow cooker; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Dredge meat in flour; place on top of onion, sprinkling with any remaining flour. Add remaining half of onion.
- Combine chili sauce and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well. Pour over meat mixture. Cover and cook on high 4 to 5 hours or until meat is tender. Remove brisket, and replace slow cooker cover.
- Shred beef, using 2 forks; return meat to hot liquid in slow cooker, stirring well. Spoon meat mixture over toasted roll halves.
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