South Texas Smoked And Shredded BBQ Brisket

Barbecued Brisket Like a BOSS

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 Serves: 4-6

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon each: dried thyme, onion powder, dried parsley, & garlic powder
  • ½ tablespoon each: ground cumin & oregano
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt, fresh ground peppercorn, to taste
  1. Combine dry rub ingredients, then liberally season brisket, massaging rub into meat. Wrap tightly with plastic & marinate in refrigerator 2-6hours.
  2. Crack open 1st beer, consume & commence backyard shenanigans with family (and / or friends), then repeat with consideration to physiological / social responsibility.
  3. Twenty minutes prior to grilling, remove brisket from refrigerator, returning meat near room temperature.
  4. Pre-heat grill to 225-250○F (following grill preparation direction in “notes section”).
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  6. Lay soaked wood chips directly over hot zone grill grates (or coals).
  7. When wood chips begin smoking, lay brisket over grill grates of hot zone, searing for 5 minutes per side, with grill lid open.
  8. Immediately transfer brisket, fatty side up, to cool zone, turning every 30 minutes & flipping once per hour, while basting intermittently with oil, cooking for 6 hours with lid closed, or until internal temperature reads, 205○F.
  9. Sharing is caring – Crack another one of those fine brews for yourself & toss one to a buddy.
  10. Transfer brisket to a cutting board & allow to rest 30 minutes before shredding.
  11. Using 2 forks, pull the tender smoked strands of meat from one another.
  12. Pour A Bachelor & His Grill’s, “South Texas Barbeque Sauce” over the meat, tossing to coat thoroughly (recipe above). Plate & serve!
  13. After 8 hours of prep, grilling & chilling – It’s time to celebrate with a cold brew & a buffet of sweet & spicy barbequed brisket. Cheers! Click Here For Sauce Recipe