Great Brisket


This is a smoking or slow-grilling beef brisket. The apple and orange juices really bring out the flavor of the meat.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
9 hrs
Additional Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
14 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 cup apple juice

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 6 pounds beef brisket

  • cup steak rub


  1. To marinate, mix the apple juice and orange juice in a nonporous glass bowl. Add the brisket, toss to coat and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate to marinate for 4 to 6 hours. Remove brisket from the bowl, discard any remaining marinade and cover brisket with the rub. Wrap the meat in plastic and refrigerate from 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Preheat oven to 170 degrees F (80 degrees C).

  3. Bake brisket in preheated oven for 8 to 10 hours. Slice across the grain of the meat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1099 Calories
91g Fat
9g Carbs
58g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 1099
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 91g 116%
Saturated Fat 36g 182%
Cholesterol 248mg 83%
Sodium 2054mg 89%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 58g
Vitamin C 16mg 82%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 990mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.