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Best Easy Oven~Baked Brisket

This delicious and tender brisket is completely made in the oven for easy preparation.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword brisket, easy brisket, oven-baked brisket
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 8 people


  • 1 large rectangle Pyrex dish or half~sheet pan
  • aluminum foil
  • measuring cups and spoons


  • 1-2 pound brisket
  • 2 large white or yellow onion 1/2-inch dice
  • kosher salt
  • celery salt
  • garlic salt
  • Worchestershire Sauce
  • 1 bottle Liquid Smoke
  • 6 ~ 12 ounces favorite barbecue sauce


  • Line the Pyrex dish or the sheet pan with heavy~duty foil.
  • Trim off all but 1/4~inch of the fat cap off the brisket.
  • Place the brisket, fat side up, in the baking dish.
  • Pour the entire bottle of Liquid Smoke all over the brisket.
  • Liberally season the brisket with the seasonings. Add the diced onion on top of the brisket.
  • Cover the brisket with foil and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove brisket one hour before baking. Heat oven to 275˚F.
  • Pour off all the excess Liquid Smoke. Sprinkle liberally with Worchestershire Sauce.
  • Cover and bake the brisket in the oven for 4 ~ 5 hours, or until fork~tender.
  • Remove foil cover and add 6 ~ 12 ounces of your favorite barbecue sauce.
  • Bake the brisket for another hour.
  • Remove the brisket from the oven and allow to rest before serving.


Slice the brisket and place on a large platter for serving. Serve with warm barbecue sauce on the side.