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Nov 4, 2012 03:59 PM

Brisket in chili

I want to make chili with brisket for dinner Tuesday night. Brisket is frozen solid.
Best way of going about making this?

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  1. Get it out the the freezer and into the refrigerator NOW...........
    The length of time it will take to thaw depends on its current temperature, total weight (mass) and the temperature of the refrigerator. Put it on one of the top shelves.
    Once its partially thawed (usually within 24 hours) you can cut it into smaller pieces, which will help it to thaw faster.

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    1. re: todao

      It's a bit over 2lbs. Currently sitting on the top shelf of the fridge. Thanks!

      Do you have a tried and true recipe?

        1. re: cheesecake17

          I would cook the brisket as a brisket, then shred and use it in the chili.
          Otherwise, you're turning it into tough stew meat.