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coca cola smokehouse barbecued brisket

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Penny Hall
Tucson, AZ

A recipe to wow guests!

★★★★★ 2
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 7 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For coca cola smokehouse barbecued brisket

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 beef brisket, trimmed of fat (about 3 to 4 lbs)
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1/2 cup coca cola
  • 4 tbsp packed, dark brown sugar, divided
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 1 can (12 oz) coca cola
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • kaiser rolls or hamburger buns

How To Make coca cola smokehouse barbecued brisket

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. While heating oil, season brisket liberally with salt, black pepper and granulated garlic. Brown brisket in skillet about 4 to 5 minutes per side: transfer to large covered casserole or Dutch oven.
  • 2
    Deglaze skillet with beef broth, scraping bottom of pan. Add onion, red pepper flakes and liquid smoke. When onion is translucent, add 1/2 cup Coca Cola. Pour mixture over meat: sprinkle with 2 Tbsp brown sugar.
  • 3
    Braise brisket 5 to 6 hours, basting every 1/2 hour. When falling apart, remove meat: set aside to cool slightly and add remaining 2 Tbsp brown sugar, tomato puree, 1 can Coca Cola, onion powder, hot pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce to Dutch oven. Increase heat to 400 degrees F and cook, uncovered, 30 minutes. When cool enough, slice meat into 1/2 inch slices. Return brisket to Dutch oven and baste with sacue. Lower heat to 250 degrees F, and cook 30 minutes more. Serve as is or on rolls.

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