Courtney's family thinks I make this just to get the praise. It's really that good!
Courtney's Famous Brisket Tacos
Why it's on our list
I first made these tacos for an engagement dinner party I hosted for some friends of ours, years ago. I don’t even remember where I found the recipe but whenever I make it the crowd goes wild. This is a party staple in my household and it’s my husband’s only request every single Super Bowl and Father’s Day! A 5-6 lb brisket will feed 12 to 15 people. Sometimes I put out chopped onion, cilantro and diced fresh jalapenos but there is so much flavor in the meat, you really don’t even need toppings. The key to making this dish a Panty Dropper is cooking the brisket for 8 to 10 hours. You want to be able to shred the meat with a fork. This recipe freezes really well so it’s a great dish to make ahead. I recommend Instant Pot Black Beans and chips & queso to serve along side. But don’t forget the tequila! There is nothing like a nice cold Ashley Family Margarita to wash the tacos down!
This also works as a regular brisket if you don't want to make it into tacos.
5-6 LBS brisket, well trimmed
1 Cup BBQ Sauce
¼ Cup Worcestershir
¼ Cup Liquid Smoke
1 TBLS Garlic Powder
1 Tsp. Celery Salt
2 Tsp. Lemon Pepper
1 Tsp. Salt
1 Cup Minced onion
½ Cup H20 * Do not forget this step or brisket will dry out
Heat oven to 275
Let brisket come to room temperature
Mix everything together in a bowl and pour over meat in a roasting pan. Turn meat to coat evenly.
Seal tightly with aluminum foil and bake 7-10 hours depending on the size of the brisket.
Remove from oven and let stand 30 minutes before serving.
Courtney & Whitney
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