Shredded Beef Brisket Fajitas


1 tsp
chili powder (for rub)
½ tsp
cilantro powder (for rub)
1 tsp
cumin powder (for rub)
½ tsp
garlic powder (for rub)
To taste
fresh grounded black pepper (for rub)
A pinch
salt (for rub)
500 grams
brisket beef
onion for the brisket
2 cloves
1 tsp
grounded ginger
½ cup
sweet soy sauce
2 tbsp
vegetable oil
2 cups
tortillas (corn or flour)
bell pepper

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  1. Heat the oil in a Dutch oven.

  2. Make the rub and put it on the brisket. Let the beef rest for about 15 minutes.

  3. Brown the brisket beef in the pan about 5 minutes per side. When all sides are nice and golden take it out of the pan.

  4. Pre heat the oven at 480℉/250℃

  5. Add the onion to the meat juice and stir. Then the garlic and the ginger. Stir some more.

  6. Now add the water and the soy sauce. Bring to a boil.

  7. Return the brisket into the Dutch oven and close the lid. Put the Dutch oven in the oven for 90 minutes.

  8. Turn the brisket at about 45 minutes and add some water until the brisket is almost under water.

  9. When done at 90 minutes check if the brisket is tender, else add 30 more minutes. If cooking time is extended add some water again and turn the beef. Check after 15 minutes and turn the beef once more before taking the Dutch oven out of the oven.

  10. Fry the remaining onion and the bell pepper in a skillet.

  11. Warm the tortillas in a warm skillet.

  12. Shred the brisket on a separate plate. Take a tortilla and add some tender brisket beef, bell pepper, onion, salsa and guacamole.


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