Recipe: Oven Bag Roasted Bourbon Bar-B-Que Brisket with Garlic Butter Rice, Collards and Kale

BY: - 13 Sep '13 | Recipes

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Whenever I even mention Bar-B-Que Brisket, let alone oven roasted with Bourbon, everyone I know wants some!  And guess what? … I don’t blame them; this Bourbon Bar-B-Que Brisket is melt in your mouth amazing!  I partnered this brisket with some flavorful soulful sides.  The rice is good, but add the garlic and butter and its incredible.  And the collards and kale, well let’s just say eating something good for you never tasted so freakin frat good!  Love this dish, hope you do too!

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Bourbon Bar-B-Que Brisket INGREDIENTS:
1 4-5 pound beef brisket
3 cups beef broth
1 cup bourbon liquor
½ cup apple cider vinegar
3 tbsp. worcesteshire sauce
2-4 tsp. Sea salt
2-4 tsp. ground black pepper
2-4 tsp. granulated garlic
4-6 tsp. adobe all-purpose seasoning
1-2 tsp. Paprika
4-6 tsp. dark brown sugar
2-4 tsp. barbeque sauce per slice (store bought or make your own)
1 tbsp. flour
1 Large Oven Bag

1 cup long grain white rice (from box) to 2 cups of water (per box instruction)
1-2 tsp. sea salt
1-2 tsp. granulated garlic
2 tbsp. unsalted butter

1 pound washed and chopped collard greens
½ pound washed and chopped kale
2 turkey neck bones
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
3 cups chicken broth
2-4 tsp. adobe all-purpose seasoning
1-2 tsp. ground black pepper
2-4 tsp. granulated garlic
1-2 tsp. granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 270 degrees
  2. Add flour to a large oven bag, hold bag closed with hand and shake flour around in bag and set aside
  3. Rinse beef brisket, pat dry and rub entire beef brisket with extra virgin olive oil
  4. Season with sea salt, ground black pepper, granulated garlic, adobe all-purpose seasoning, paprika and dark brown sugar
  5. On stove-top sear beef brisket on both sides in medium skillet over medium heat, for 2 minutes on each side
  6. Place seared beef brisket in the oven bag and add the beef broth, bourbon liquor, apple cider vinegar and worcesteshire sauce
  7. Tie oven bag with tie that comes in the box and cut 6 small slits across the top of bag for ventilation, place bag in a large roaster pan and roast in oven for 4-5 hours
  8. Allow beef brisket to rest 8-10 minutes after removing from oven before slicing, after cooled carefully cut the oven bag open, be very careful of the steam and slice, add bar-b-que sauce to slices as you plate


  1. Cook rice as instructed on back of box
  2. Once rice is cooked add unsalted butter, sea salt and granulated garlic and fold together to incorporate


  1. On stove-top add 3 cups of chicken broth to a big sauce pan over high heat and allow to come to a boil
  2. Add the Collards & Kale to the sauce pan with the chicken broth, turn heat down to medium and allow to cook covered for 30 minutes
  3. In a separate medium sauce pan on the stove-top add 2 cups of water, turkey neck bones, adobe all-purpose seasoning, ground pepper and granulated garlic over medium heat and allow to cook for about 30 minutes uncovered or until meat on neck bones are tender, remove the neck bones from liquid and carefully remove the meat from them and set aside but reserve the liquid it cooked in
  4. After Collards & Kale have cooked for 30 minutes, add granulated sugar, apple cider, neck bone meat plus all the liquid the neck bones were cooked in, turn heat down to low and continue to cook covered (stirring occasionally) for 45 minutes or until desired consistency


Enjoy, Love, Laugh and Relax

Utokia ~

About the author

Utokia Langley wrote 46 articles on this blog.

Utokia Langley is the video cooking mean machine and blogger behind She's Got Flavor, a written and video blog created to Sass up your kitchen experience and assist you in creating flavorful dishes that will surely please! She,s Got Flavor is developing a seasoning line that will help intensify the flavor in your food and make life easier and less cluttered in the kitchen for you, stay tuned. Above all Utokia is a child of God, a wife, mother of two beautiful children who think Mom's videos and food are da bomb and a true friend to many.


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