Brisket Sandwich
Brisket Sandwich
Try this quick and easy sandwich recipe by Chuck Hughes from Chuck's Day Off.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Roasting
  • Preparation Time 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time 4 hours
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Homemade Dry Rub:
  • 1 garlic head, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 20 very thin slices of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 6 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, crushed
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Apple Barbecue Sauce:
  • 1 cup (250 ml) apple sauce
  • 1 cup (250 ml) ketchup
  • ½ cup (125 ml) honey
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) molasses
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 chipotle pepper, in Adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • Brisket Sandwich:
  • 3.18 kilograms first-cut brisket
  • 8 onion buns, lightly toasted
  • Slices of tomatoes to garnish
  • Lettuce to garnish
  • Deep-fried onion rings to garnish
  1. Homemade Dry Rub:
  2. Heat oven at 200°F (100°C). On a baking tray covered with parchment paper, put the garlic, ginger, shallots, onions and bake in the oven for 4 hours or until dried. Using a food processor, reduce into powder with brown sugar, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Coat the brisket with the spice mixture and keep in the refrigerator overnight to flavour the meat.
  1. Apple Barbecue Sauce:
  2. For the sauce, in a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
  1. Brisket Sandwich:
  2. Preheat oven at 350°F (150°C).
  3. Place brisket, fat side up, into a heavy baking pan just large enough to hold it, and pour sauce over it.
  4. Cover tightly and bake for 4 hours or until fork-tender.
  5. Transfer brisket to a cutting board and keep warm.
  6. Strain and pour the sauce in a stockpot and let reduce for about 10 minutes on medium high heat until thick.
  7. Remove excess fat.
  8. Cut the meat with a sharp knife against grain, to desired thickness.
  9. Garnish onion buns with the meat, sauce, tomatoes, lettuce and top with deep fried onion rings.
  1. Note:
  2. You can buy dried onions and garlic from grocery stores instead of preparing it. The apple barbecue sauce is a recipe on its own and very versatile. It can be used as a dip, as a sauce or as a glaze for other meats (chicken, pork, etc.).

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