A Collection of Delicious Kosher Brisket Recipes

Brisket
A platter of sliced brisket. Credit: David Bishop Inc. / Getty Images

Brisket -- a cut of beef from the breast or lower chest -- is a mainstay in kosher cooking because it benefits from low, slow braising: a technique ideal for preparing Shabbat and holiday fare. Giora Shimoni shares his three top secrets to cooking the perfect kosher brisket:

  1.  Don't skimp on quality -- buy good brisket meat (meat #3 in Israel) from a butcher you trust.
  2.  Commit to cooking the meat slowly -- any of the recipes below will guide you to rich, flavorful meat.
  3. It is very important to...MORE slice the brisket correctly to ensure tender meat. Brisket must be sliced thinly and against the grain. Not sure how to make the cut? About.com's Culinary Arts Expert Danilo Alfaro offers this helpful tutorial for slicing meat properly. 

Updated by Miri Rotkovitz