Cajun Spice Mix - cajun spice mix recipe link in notes or use your favorite
For the Brisket
1 1/2lbsbeef brisket
3/4CupHomemade Honey Barbecue Sauce - recipe link in notes or use your favorite bottled sauce
1/2sweet onion - sliced into rings
Mesquite Wood chips - soaked in water
Mix Cajun spice mix and brown sugar together in a bowl; rub evenly over the surface of the brisket.
Put the brisket in a large, resealable plastic bag; refrigerate 30 minutes to overnight.
Place smoker box with water soaked mesquite wood chips. Preheat grill to high - about 500 degrees. Sear Cajun Spice rubbed brisket over very high heat until outside is well charred, about 10 minutes.
Stir barbecue sauce, Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce together in the bottom of a slow cooker.
Lay brisket into the sauce mixture.
Arrange onions atop the brisket.
Cook on Low until brisket is very tender, 6 to 7 hours.
Rest brisket 10 minutes before slicing or shredding; serve with sauce from the slow cooker.
Alternative Searing and Smoke Method:If you don't have access to a grill, you can sear the brisket in a skillet on the stovetop. To add the smokey flavor - add a tablespoon of liquid smoke and 2 tablespoons of smoked paprika.Cajun Spice MixHomemade Honey Barbecue Sauce