Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef Brisket


  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 to 5 lb fresh beef brisket (not corned beef)
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium beef, chicken or vegetable broth or water

1-In small bowl, mix brown sugar, chipotle chili powder, cumin, celery salt, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
2-Spray inside of 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place brisket in slow cooker; rub mixture all over brisket.
3-In another small bowl, mix 3/4 cup of the ketchup, the apple cider vinegar, onion and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over brisket along with broth.
4-Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in center of brisket reads 160°F.
5-Transfer brisket to cutting board; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, add remaining 3/4 cup ketchup to sauce in slow cooker; stir to combine.
6-Thinly slice brisket; transfer to serving plate. Spoon sauce over top.


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