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Smoked Brisket

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Brisket

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

9 Hours

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We’re taking everyone’s favorite BBQ dish, brisket, and infusing it with our signature wood-fired flavor. Forget seconds, you’ll be coming back for thirds on this mouthwatering whole packer.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    • 2

      For the Rub: Mix together garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, chili pepper, kosher salt and pepper in a small bowl.
    • 3

      Season the brisket on all sides with the rub.
    • 4

      Place brisket, fat side down on grill grate. Cook brisket until it reaches an internal temperature of 160℉, about 5 to 6 hours. When brisket reaches internal temperature of 160℉, remove from grill.
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    • 5

      Double wrap meat in aluminum foil and add the beef broth to the foil packet. Return brisket to grill and cook until it reaches an internal temperature of 204℉, about 3 hours more.
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    • 6

      Once finished, remove from grill, unwrap from foil and let rest for 15 minutes. Slice against the grain and serve.
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