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Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Brisket

Check out the sweet heat Tonguespark Spice Co brought to the table. Alternatively you could find a bourbon dry rub in most grocery spice aisles.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 222kcal


  • 3 lbs beef brisket flat cut
  • 4 tbsp Smokey Bourbon Seasoning*
  • 1/2 onion minced
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 12 Toasted rolls cheese, red onions for serving


  • Coat the brisket generously with the seasoning mix. Wrap in plastic wrap and store in the fridge over night.
  • When ready to cook, place all ingredients (brisket fat side up) in the slow cooker. 
  • Cook on low for 9 to 10 hours, until brisket shreds easily with a fork. 
  • Carefully remove the fat from the top of the brisket, discard, and shred the meat. 
  • Return to slow cooker and toss, adding more barbecue sauce as needed to coat.
  • Serve as messy sandwiches on toasted rolls with melted cheese and red onions.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 436mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 2.3mg