Catahoula Brisket in Spicy Beer & Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 3hrs 50mins
Recipe by Dancer

Catahoula Brisket in Spicy Beer & Tomato Sauce

Top Review by Alaska Marilyn

This is a wonderful recipe; I made it for a company dinner and got raves. The best part is the cooking time gives you time to do other things. I served it with mashed potatoes and that wonderful sauce over it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spice mix: Combine all ingredients; blend well.
  3. You will not need all of the mix.
  4. Save remainder for another use (chili, pot roast, stews, ribs, pork roast and the like).
  5. Season brisket with 3 tablespoons spice mix.
  6. Season flour with 4 tablespoons spice mix.
  7. Dust meat with seasoned flour.
  8. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  9. Add meat; sear on both sides.
  10. Remove to a platter.
  11. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to pan.
  12. When hot, add onions, carrots, jalapeno and garlic.
  13. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are caramelized.
  14. Add Roma tomatoes; cook until they break down.
  15. Add canned tomatoes and chipotles.
  16. Season with salt and pepper.
  17. Cook to a stewlike consistency.
  18. Add beer and stock.
  19. Return meat to pot, cover loosely with foil; place in oven.
  20. Roast for 3 to 3 1/2 hours, until tender.
  21. Remove brisket; set aside.
  22. Reduce sauce until slightly thickened, then strain out solids.
  23. Transfer solids to a blender; liquefy with a small amount of sauce.
  24. Mix blended solids back into sauce.
  25. Add vinegar and lime juice.
  26. Adjust seasoning.
  27. Let meat rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  28. When ready to serve, slice thinly and briefly reheat in sauce.

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