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slow cooker essentials: flavorful spicy brisket

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

I will admit that I have not cooked a lot of briskets in the slow cooker, but this one came out really good. Lots of flavor and fork tender, and that is all you can ask for. This brisket is all about the spice mix. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 14 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker essentials: flavorful spicy brisket

  • 2 - 3 lb
    untrimmed flat-cut brisket
  • 3 clove
    baked garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard, i prefer grey poupon
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin variety
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 12 oz
    lite beer, like corona
  • 14 oz
    crushed tomatoes, 1 can with juice

How To Make slow cooker essentials: flavorful spicy brisket

  • 1
  • 2
    You will need a slow cooker/Instant Pot to make this recipe
  • 3
    Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  • 4
    Add the rub ingredients to a blender.
  • 5
    Blend until completely smooth.
  • 6
    Rub on the brisket.
  • 7
    Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • 8
    Add the beer and tomatoes to the bowl of your slow cooker.
  • 9
    Unwrap the brisket and add to the slow cooker.
  • 10
    Cook on low for 10 – 12 hours.
  • 11
    Briskets are notorious for being difficult to cook. Some take ten hours, some much longer. Just keep an eye on it after about ten hours and check it now-and-then. This particular brisket to almost thirteen hours.
  • 12
  • So Yummy
    I served this brisket with rice and broccoli but choose whatever you want. Enjoy.
  • Stud Muffin
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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