Beer Brisket


Pack some tang and heat into this brisket with beer and chili sauce. Fork slices of meat onto kaiser rolls for a hearty sandwich.

Beer Brisket
Photo: Jacob Fox
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 3-4 pound fresh beef brisket

  • 2 large onions, sliced

  • 1 12 ounce can beer

  • ½ cup bottled chili sauce

  • 2 teaspoon dried steak seasoning

  • 9 - 12 whole wheat buns, split and toasted (optional)


  1. Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut brisket to fit into a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Place onions in the cooker. Top with brisket. In a medium bowl stir together beer, chili sauce, and steak seasoning. Pour over onions and meat in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours.

  3. To serve, remove meat from cooking liquid. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Using a slotted spoon, remove the onions from the cooking liquid and place on top of the meat. Drizzle with some of the cooking liquid. If desired, serve sliced meat and onions on buns. Makes 9 to 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
10g Fat
8g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 378mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 588mg 13%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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