How To Cook Beef Brisket

It may take patience to cook beef brisket, but this slow-cooking dish is surely worth the wait. There are many ways to cook a brisket; you can braise, roast, barbeque or smoke it and it’s a great dish to share with the whole family. Although a brisket is a tougher cut of beef, it’s tenderized by leaving on a thin layer of fat and adding liquid during the slow cooking process. As you learn to cook this traditional dish, you can add marinades or dry rubs to create enticing flavors. Prepare to use the all those leftovers for satisfying sandwiches, chili, or try them in a burrito. In this video, Chef Mark leads an online cooking lesson for beef brisket that gives you all the details to prepare your own. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Beef Brisket Sweet and Sour Recipe

1, 5-6 lb. brisket of beef
1- Packet of instant onion soup mix
2-3 Tbsp. salad oil
1-1/2 qts. Beef Stock
8-10 oz chili sauce
1, 15 oz. can of tomato sauce
½ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup red wine
1 tsp. Black Pepper
1 – Tbsp. Sea Salt

1. Rinse meat and spread dry onion soup mix evenly onto brisket on all sides, allow to sit for an hour or so until room temperature.
2. In skillet heat oil and sear meat on all sides being careful not to burn seasoning. Add stock, and the sauces. Simmer.
3. Add vinegar and wine. Simmer again. Add black pepper.
4. Cover with tight fitting lid or foil. Add more stock or water of the level of the liquid is not halfway up the meat
5. Cook in a 350ºF oven until the meat is tender, approximately 2 1/2 hours.
6. Adjust seasoning as needed
7. Remove the meat from the sauce. Allow to cool enough to handle.
8. Carve and serve with sauce on top.

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