Killen's grillin' tips for the best brisket ever

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Ronnie Killen, chef/owner of Killen's BBQ in Pearland, is a nationally known for his smoked meats, down-home sides, and scratch made desserts. If you can't get to the restaurant, here are his tips to make your best brisket ever:

  1. Choose the right meat.
  2. To trim or not to trim, that is the question.
  3. There's an art to the grill.
  4. Is it done yet?
  5. Don't cook the next day.

RELATED: Ronnie Killen's famous brisket

Killen's Famous Rub Recipe

  • Yellow mustard (Killen uses French's)
  • Chipotle pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Sugar
  • Salt & Pepper

Rub both sides of brisket with mustard. Sprinkle both sides liberally with chipotle powder, cayenne pepper, and sugar (or use Killen's BBQ Rub). Add a generous amount of salt and pepper to each side (or use Killen's Salt and Pepper Blend).