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How to Sous Vide Beef Brisket

Since brisket is such a tough cut of meat, sous vide can greatly change how it normally tastes. This occurs because with sous vide you can cook it below the temperature that starts causing moisture loss for a long enough time for it to still become tender. This results in very tender and moist meat.

For a very tender steak-like results I suggest 131°F for 2 to 3 days but 140°F is also quite good if you prefer medium meat. If you want something along the lines of traditional results you can cook them at any of the braise-like temperatures for a few days.

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Sous Vide Brisket Times and Temperatures

  • Tender Steak
  • Medium-Rare: 131°F for 2 to 3 Days (55.0ºC)
  • Medium: 140°F for 2 to 3 Days (60.0ºC)
  • Braise-Like
  • Firm but Shreddable: 156°F for 1 to 2 Days (68.9ºC)
  • More Fall Apart: 165°F for 1 to 2 Days (73.9ºC)
  • Really Fall Apart: 176°F for 12 to 24 Hours (80.0ºC)

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