Maple-Whiskey Glazed Beef Brisket

January 28, 2010

As recommended by @CrockPotWizard (Twitter)

Original recipe here.

maple-whiskey glazed beef brisket from @crockpotwizard


* 1 tsp. ground red pepper
* 1 tbsp. coarse salt
* 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
* 1 1/2 to 2 lbs. beef brisket, scored with a knife on both sides
* 2 tbsp. olive oil
* 1/2 cup maple syrup
* 1/4 cup whiskey
* 2 tbsp. packed brown sugar
* 1 tbsp. tomato paste
* Juice of one orange
* 2 cloves garlic, mashed
* 4 slices (1/16″ thick each) fresh ginger
* 4 slices (1/2″ X 1 1/2″) orange peel


1.) Combine red pepper, salt & black pepper in small mixing bowl. Rub over brisket. Place brisket in resealable plastic good storage bag. Set aside.
2.) Combine oil, syrup, whiskey, sugar, tomato paste, orange juice, garlic, ginger & orange peel in mixing bowl. Stir to mix. Pour mixture over brisket in resealable storage bag.
3.) Marinate brisket, refrigerated, at least 2 hours or overnight.
4.) Transfer brisket & marinade to slow cooker. Cover, cook on LOW 7 – 9 hours, turning brisket once or twice. Adjust seasonings to taste. Slice thinkly across the grain & serve.


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