slow-cooked beer brisket sandwiches


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (2 lb.) boneless beef brisket
ground black pepper, to taste
1 medium onion, sliced
1 (12 oz.) bottle dark beer
1 cup chili sauce
8–10 sandwich buns, split


  1. in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. season brisket with pepper to taste; place in skillet.
  3. cook 2–3 minutes per side or until browned.
  4. transfer brisket to a slow cooker.
  5. return skillet to medium-high heat.
  6. add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened.
  7. place onion in slow cooker.
  8. in a small bowl, whisk together beer and chili sauce until well combined.
  9. add to slow cooker.
  10. cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours or until brisket is fork-tender.
  11. transfer brisket and onion to a platter, reserving cooking liquid in slow cooker.
  12. slice brisket against the grain into thin slices and place in sandwich buns.
  13. top with onion, spoon with cooking liquid and serve.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 1 sandwich
servings 8
calories 390
fat 10g
saturated fat 3g
cholesterol 90mg
sodium 730mg
carbohydrate 35g
fiber 1g
sugars 3g
protein 36g