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Oven Braised Texas Brisket

Oven braised brisket with a taste of Texas BBQ. Adapted from The Food Network.


For the rub:

Braising liquid::


  1. Trim down the fat on the brisket if needed, leaving up to ¼ inch of fat. Coat the brisket lightly with the yellow mustard
  2. Mix together rub ingredients. Rub over all surfaces of the meat. You will not need all the rub. Reserve leftovers for another time.
  3. Preheat the oven to 300º.
  4. Place brisket in a pan large enough to hold it. Add beef stock and then add water to bring the liquid level ½ inch up the sides of the brisket. Cover with a tight lid.
  5. Cook for about 3 hours or till meat is tender.
  6. Remove cooked brisket to cutting board and cover with foil. Let rest 10-15 minutes before slicing against the grain.
  7. Pour liquids into a fat separator and let rest till you can pour off the defatted liquid.
  8. Serve brisket over mashed potatoes with cooking liquid.