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Leftover Smoked Brisket

Have about 2 lbs. Any creative ideas for using it?

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  1. Brisket tacos with the trimmings are popular here in Dallas, I've had some really good ones with flour tortillas.

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    1. re: Veggo

      Now, that sounds good. Do you chop/grind the meat? Mix with BBQ sauce? More details, please.

      1. re: pikawicca

        Strips seem to work best so the meat stays together. It really goes well with the usual taco adornments - pico de gallo, sour cream, shredded cheese, avocado, jalapenos. A little grilled onion works, too. I haven't seen them with Q sauce. It's pretty much fajitas with brisket, but you only want to warm up the meat and keep it as moist as you can.

        1. re: Veggo

          +1! There's a truck here in FW that does them fabulously. A little vinegar-y cabbage slaw and crumbled white cheese is my favorite way to top them.

    2. smoke brisket nacho's. Take nacho chips, smear refried beans on each chip, line a baking dish and make a layer of chips, black beans, corn, olives jalapino's if you want, then chop brisket and layer, cover with any 4 cheese mexican blend cheese. bake at 350 until cheese melts. You can use pulled pork, chicken or BBQ brisket. Enjoy

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      1. Slice meat and heat in a pan with just a tad of butter. Serve with poached eggs, fried potatoes and jewish rye toast.

        1. I vac seal individual size paks for "when I feel like smoked brisket" sandwiches.

          1. Chop it up real small and make some chili.

            1. The last time I had a bunch of leftover brisket, I cut it into matchsticks and put it in an Asian-style soup with beef broth, ramen noodles, bok choy, garlic, green onions and five-spice spices (star anise, cinnamon, peppercorns, ginger, and cloves). Yum.

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              1. re: kathleen440

                That sounds like heaven in a bowl...

              2. Dice fine to size w/ onions and potatoes: fry 'til crisp. Instant hash; yum with a poached egg and maybe some chile sauce if you like that. Or: brisket/green chile/pepperjack cheese burritos. Noooo filler, just meat, cheese and chiles; salsa and sour cream atop if you wish. Lucky you! Extra Brisket, aaaaahahahahahahaha will never happen around here. You could also make a magnificent unusual tortilla soup, using shreds of the meat, or "pull" it and put it with slaw on good buns w/ more bbq sauce. Additionally you could cube it and mix it with rice and sauteed veg and stuff peppers, tomatoes or eggplant; top with shredded cheese and bake.

                1. Make gravy.....Make Po-Boys.....Drink cold Beer.

                  Have Fun!!!

                  1. Rough chop it, mix it with cream cheese, core and remove seeds from jalapeno peppers. Stuff peppers with mixture, wrap with bacon and bake or put on grill. Called atomic buffalo turds!!

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                    1. re: rexster314

                      I usually have brisket hash and eggs for breakfast after smoking it overnight. Brisket is good by itself or with anything. Loaded, baked spuds, tacos, nachos, pintos, enchiladas.....I need some brisket! Has anyone tried soaking corned beef brisket in water for a few days in the fridge changing the water every so often and then smoking it?