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Slow Braised Brisket Sliders with Farmer’s Market Pickles

brisket sliders

Yield: 6-8 servings
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 6-8 hours
Total Time: 6-8 hours and 10 minutes

Ingredients

Brisket Sliders:
  • (3 ½ - 4 lbs) Brisket
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 cups Beef broth (you can replace 1 cup broth with red wine or beer)
  • 2 Tbsps smoked paprika
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
Quick Pickles:
  • ½ cup White vinegar
  • ½ cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsps Pickling spice
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 Mini or pickling cucumbers - sliced
  • 1 Medium red or other sweet onion - sliced thinly

Preparation

Quick Pickles:
  1. Combine vinegars, sugar, salt and pickling spice in sauce pan and heat on medium for 2-3 minutes until salt and sugar are dissolved.
  2. Place cucumbers and onion in a jar and add warm vinegar mixture.
  3. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or overnight. Serve with brisket sliders.
Brisket Sliders:
  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a small bowl and rub all over meat.
  2. Heat oil in heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the brisket and brown on both sides 3-5 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a 6-8 quart slow cooker. Add broth to the pan along with any remaining spice mixture. Increase heat to high and scrape bits from pan.
  4. Cover and cook simmering 6-8 hours until meat pulls apart easily.

Serve

Top each slider bun with about ¾ cup of brisket, add drained pickles and a dollop of garlic mayonnaise if desired.

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