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Brisket 101

Brisket is a culinary gem when done right!

Brisket 101

Total Time:

2hrs 30mins


2hrs 15mins



Skill Level:



  • citrus rub
  • 6 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground thyme
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large orange, juiced and zested
  • braising liquid
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • 1 orange (juice)

How to Make It


  1. Whisk all spices together.
  2. Grate orange zest into the spice mix.
  3. Apply to meat. Save orange juice for the braising liquid.


  1. Coat brisket well with Citrus Rub.
  2. Sear brisket on very high heat on the barbecue.
  3. Next, set in a deep pan and pour braising liquid over top.
  4. Heat barbecue to medium-high heat and set brisket on opposite side of the fire with fat side up. Maintain barbecue temperature between 180° F and 220° F and smoke 1 - 1¼ hours per pound, turning every 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a cutting board and let sit for 20 minutes before slicing across the grain when meat is tender and falling apart.
  6. Drizzle with a little braising liquid.
  7. Great served on fresh kaiser rolls with fresh sliced tomato and sharp cheddar.

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