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Sous Vide Brisket Recipe

How to Cook Sous Vide Brisket Recipe

Learn all the details to properly cook a delicious beef brisket that you will truly enjoy for dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 d
Total Time 1 d 10 mins
Servings 8


Seasoning of the beef brisket

  • 4 pounds of beef brisket
  • 3 teaspoons of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

For the sauce

  • 1 ½ cup of BBQ sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of finely chopped garlic
  • 1 ½ tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoon of olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • ¾ teaspoon of salt


  • To prepare the Sous vide, you will first need to fill its container with water, then adjust the temperature to 155°F (68°C). Leave it to preheat.
  • Try to remove excess fat on the meat cut (optional step)
  • Mix the garlic powder, paprika, cumin, pepper, and salt together in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the chopped garlic, BBQ sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, and salt.
  • With a drizzle of olive oil and the seasoning prepared, rub the meat brisket using your hands.
  • Now, for the ‘Water displacement’ technique, you will need to put your seasoned brisket in a zip-lock bag with half the BBQ sauce, then close the bag completely except one corner to allow air to come out. Dip the bag in a water filler container, keeping the zip-line above the water surface. Close the zip-line completely.
  • Dip the bag completely into the sous vide container.
  • Cover the Sous Vide with the lid, or you can use aluminum foil to tightly close it so no water evaporates.
  • Leave it to cook for 24 hours, occasionally check the water level, and add more to maintain its level.
  • When the time is done, remove your brisket from the bag.
  • Mix ¼ cup of the juices left in the bag with the rest of the BBQ sauce.
  • Dry your meat brisket with a paper towel. Transfer it to a baking tray, then spread the sauce on top.
  • Transfer your tray under the broiler for 5-10 minutes or until the edges are crispy enough.
  • Cut your meat brisket into thin slices. Serve up with the rest of the BBQ sauce with mashed potatoes side and enjoy!