Sweet ‘n’ smoky BBQ beef brisket

Sweet ‘n’ smoky BBQ beef brisket

20 mins Prep · 240 mins Cook

A classic BBQ rub has many regional variations, but this recipe takes brown sugar from Kansas City and paprika from the Memphis rub to combine the best of both

Created by Spinneys
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 240 minutes
Serves 4
Cuisine American
Diet High-protein
Preparation Moderate
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 1666
Fat 47.8g
Saturates 17.7g
Protein 230.9g
Carbs 62.2g
Sugars 39.1g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details

Cooking Instructions

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To make the spice rub, combine all the ingredients in a bowl


Rub the spice mix all over the brisket and allow to marinate overnight.


Preheat the oven to 150°C, gas mark 2.


Place the brisket in a large roasting pan. Halve the head of garlic. Quarter the onion. Place the garlic, onion, bay leaves, thyme, sugar, water and vinegar in the pan. Cover with foil and roast for 3 hours then remove the foil and roast for a further hour. Brush the barbecue sauce over the brisket and continue roasting until sticky and caramelised.


Allow to rest for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.