Brisket is prepared from a 13 rib Forequarter by a straight cut which commences at the junction of the 1st rib and 1st sternal segment to the reflection of the diaphragm at the 11th rib and continuing to the 13th rib.
Point end brisket
Point end brisket is made up of the muscles from the underside of the chest area, between the front legs. Being a well-exercised muscle, it has a high degree of connective tissue, making it best suited to slow and steady cooking methods. Brisket is versatile and flavoursome and is perfect for shredding.Cook this cut