spicy grilled brisket
PREP TIME 5 mins, plus chilling, COOK TIME 4–5 hrs, plus resting
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp ground coffee
1 tsp chipotle paste
1 tsp peanut or sunflower oil
1 tbsp sea salt
beef brisket, about 5lb (2.25kg)
grilled corn or potato salad, to serve
1 The night before you plan to cook the brisket, mix together the cayenne pepper, garlic, oregano, black pepper, coffee, chipotle paste, oil, and sea salt. Rub this mixture evenly across all sides of the brisket. Wrap the beef with foil and let it chill overnight.
2 On the top rack of a gas grill, cook the brisket in the foil for 4–5 hours at 250–300ºF (130–150ºC), with the lid closed. Alternatively, cook in the oven at 300ºF (150ºC) for 4–5 hours, or until a thermometer inserted into the meat reads 195ºF (90ºC). Remove from the heat and let it rest, covered in foil and its juices, for 1 hour. Slice and serve warm with grilled corn and potato salad.
For a smoky flavor, add a pan of hickory chips tossed in 1 cup of water to the grill.
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