8 - 10 mesquite or hickory wood chunks
1 3 - 3 1/2pound fresh beef brisket
1/4 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced (1/2 teaspoon minced)
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 teaspoon hot-style mustard
Dash cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Zesty Barbecue Sauce (recipe below)
Zesty Barbecue Sauce
1/2 cup chopped green sweet pepper
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup ketchup
1 large tomato, peeled seeded and chopped
1 tablespoon steak sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
At least 1 hour before smoke cooking, soak wood chunks in enough water to cover. Drain before using.
Trim most of the visible fat from meat. For mop sauce: In a small bowl, combine wine, Worcestershire sauce, oil, vinegar, garlic, coriander seeds, mustard, and cayenne pepper. Set aside.
in a small bowl, combine seasoned salt, paprika, and black pepper. Sprinkle mixture evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers.
In a smoker, arrange preheated coals, wood chunks, and water pan according to manufacturers directions. Pour water into pan. Place meat on grill rack over water pan. Cover and smoke for 5 to 6 hours or until meat is tender, brushing once or twice with mop sauce during last 1 hour of smoking. Add additional coals, wood chunks, and water as needed to maintain temperature and smoke. Discard any remaining mop sauce.
To serve, thinly slice meat across the grain. Serve meat with Zesty Barbecue Sauce. Makes 8 (3-ounce) servings.
Zesty Barbecue Sauce
Coat an unheated small saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add green sweet pepper, onion, and garlic; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in ketchup, tomato, steak sauce, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm or cooled to room temperature. Makes about 1-3/4 cups.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 232, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 73, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 8, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 25, sodium (mg) 535, Other Carb () 0.5, Lean Meat () 3.5, Carb Choice () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet