Recipe By KRANEY
Published Mar 21st
Brisket Marinade
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 cup Calories 114.7

My family has been using this brisket marinade recipe for about 15 years now. So easy, and absolutely to die for! Marinade is good for oven-baked or grilled brisket. You can find liquid smoke at the grocery store, near the bottled marinades.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup red wine
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup liquid smoke flavoring
  • 2 teaspoons onion salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 4 teaspoons pepper
  • 4 teaspoons celery flakes

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, combine wine, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke
  2. 2 Stir in celery flakes, onion salt, garlic salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 114.7
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Fat 9.1 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 0.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3 g
  • Sodium 1339.9 mg
  • Sugar 1.3 g


  1. I used onion powder instead of onion salt and 2tsp of pepper. I actually marinated ribeye steaks for 48 hours. The steak was very tender and we enjoyed the flavor.
  2. This was very good!!! Loved the favor...the DH smoked it all day.
  3. For a oven brisket this ones great almost good as texas smoked brisket.I use a trimed brisket it has a little fat on one side it goes fat side up when I bake mine. enjoy
  4. The only change that I made was eliminating the onion salt, and substituted one sliced whole white onion, slice thin. Don't skip on the Red Wine, a Burgundy or a Cabernet works.
  5. I left out the red wine and used 1 bottle of liquid smoke celery-garlic & onion salt and let it marinade over night. In morning I added 2 TB. Worcestershire sauce and slow cooked it in crock pot all day (7 hrs). Delicious and tender.
  6. I had to cut the pepper a little bit too but I love the liquid smoke flavoring. It doesn't really say how long to marinate or how long to cook the Brisket. So I was a little confused. I only had time to marinate about 1 hour. I browned the brisket on both sides in - Read more ...
  7. We liked this, but I altered it a little because when I smelled it the liquid smoke was a little overwhelming. I added some soy sauce and about a tablespoon of molasses to 'cut' the liquid smoke a little. I marinated the brisket over night then smoked it all day, very tender and full of - Read more ...
  8. My family loves this marinade. I cooked my brisket in the crockpot for about 7 hours, it was wonderful.
  9. This recipe is very good. If you try it on smaller pieces of steak which would probably be good also you might want to halve the pepper. I tried it on a 3 or 4 pound brisket by marinading it for about 3 hours and then grilling it. Very good to excellent taste!