Oven Barbecued Beef Brisket

Oven Barbecued Beef Brisket
Oven Barbecued Beef Brisket.

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

  • Total: 3 hrs 42 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 3 hrs 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings

This is a tender and delicious oven barbecued beef brisket, delicious with a potato salad and sliced vegetables.

Serve leftover brisket on toasted split buns.


  • 1 beef brisket roast (trimmed, about 3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons grill seasoning (mesquite flavored or similar)
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup water

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Line a baking dish or roasting pan with foil. Preheat oven to 325 F.

  3. Trim excess fat from the brisket.

  4. Combine the grill seasoning, chili powder, paprika, and pepper; rub all over the brisket.

  5. Place the brisket in the prepared baking dish and sprinkle the brown sugar over the top.

  6. Cover the dish tightly with foil and bake for 2 1/2 hours.

  7. Slice the brisket thinly and return to the baking dish.

  8. Combine the barbecue sauce and water and pour over the slices. Cover and continue baking for 1 hour longer, or until very tender.

  9. Serve and enjoy!

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