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Brisket in chili

cheesecake17 Nov 4, 2012 03:59 PM

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. todao RE: cheesecake17 Nov 4, 2012 04:16 PM

    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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      cheesecake17 RE: todao Nov 4, 2012 05:34 PM

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

      Do you have a tried and true recipe?

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        paul balbin RE: cheesecake17 Nov 4, 2012 05:49 PM


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          bbqboy RE: cheesecake17 Nov 4, 2012 05:50 PM

          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.

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