Beef brisket is slow cooked until meltingly tender for this spicy slow cooker pulled brisket. Serve in rolls or wraps for a delicious dinner!
Beef is such a good treat meat. Especially something like this slow cooker brisket which tastes so indulgent and is perfect for a big celebration!
Brisket is a cut of meat which isn’t used that often in the UK but it’s such a good one for slow cooking and has so much amazing flavour. If you’re looking for a way to use brisket then definitely give this pulled brisket recipe a go.
When Will and I moved to our new place back in January we discovered an amazing butcher near where we live which sells a huge selection of delicious looking meat as well as other culinary treats and we decided right there and then that once a month we’d start treating ourselves to a more expensive cut of meat to have a go at cooking.
Since we’re both super into food and love coming up with recipes and just generally eating a lot this has been such a fun thing for us both to do.
We have big plans for what we should do each month and we’re often suggesting recipes or ingredients to each other and assigning them to next month’s purchase.
A few weeks ago our lovely local butcher (The Butchery, in case you’re interested) had beef brisket on offer.
I feel like brisket is a lot more common in the states but over here I don’t know if people eat it that much. I’d never tried it before this but guys, it is so good. If you’re after a guide for how to go about slow cooking brisket then keep reading!
INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS SLOW COOKER PULLED BEEF BRISKET:
- Beef Brisket
- Vegetable Oil
- Red Onion
- Smoked Paprika
- English Mustard
- Cayenne Pepper
- Soy Sauce
- Fish Sauce
- Red Wine Vinegar
- Light Brown Sugar
- Chipotle Chillies
- Bay Leaves
- Chopped Tomatoes
Keep scrolling to get the full recipe for this spicy slow cooker puller brisket…
We used to use our slow cooker a lot more back when we were both working long days out of the house. If Will had a late meeting he’d always throw something in the slow cooker before he left for work.
Now that Will’s working from home most of the time we don’t really need the slow cooker so much but it makes a nice change to use it sometimes. We actually had this brisket on a Sunday, we put it on before we went over to Will’s parents’ and then it was all tasty and delicious when we got home.
WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH THE LEFTOVER INGREDIENTS YOU’VE GOT FROM MAKING THIS SPICY SLOW COOKER PULLED BRISKET?
If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!
How to make Spicy Slow Cooker Puller Brisket:
Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Brisket
- 1.2 kg Beef Brisket
- 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
- 1 Red Onion chopped
- 1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
- 2 tbsp English Mustard
- 2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
- 1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
- 1/2 tbsp Fish Sauce
- 1 1/2 tbsp Honey
- 75 ml Red Wine Vinegar
- 75 g Light Brown Sugar
- 4 Dried Chipotle Chillies
- 3 cloves Garlic crushed
- 3 Bay Leaves
- 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
- Heat a tablespoon of oil over a high heat. Season the brisket with salt and pepper and sear until browned on all sides. Remove the brisket from the heat and set aside. Heat a second tablespoon of oil and cook the onions for 10 minutes until softened.
- While the onions are cooking mix together the smoked paprika, mustard, final tablespoon of oil, cinnamon, cayenne, soy sauce, fish sauce, honey, red wine vinegar, garlic and sugar. Whisk until smooth.
- Place the seared brisket and red onions into your slow cooker. Brush the brisket with the sauce mixture then pour the rest into the slow cooker over the brisket. Add the chipotle chillies, chopped tomatoes and bay leaves. Cook on low for 8-10 hours. Once done, pull the meat and stir through the sauce.
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