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BBQ Brisket Sandwich With Special Sauce

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Brisket Sandwich With Special Sauce

Prep Time

1 Days

Cook Time

12 Hours

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Hickory

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Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 1

      For a 6 to 8 lb brisket, plan for 8 to 12 hours of cook time, roughly 90 minutes per pound.
    • 2

      Coat brisket liberally with preferred rub, Traeger Beef Rub, Prime Rib Rub, or salt & pepper.
    • 3

      Wrap in plastic wrap. Let the wrapped brisket sit 12 to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Allow plenty of time for cooking.
    • 4

      When ready to cook, set temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Grill180˚
    • 5

      Place brisket fat side down on the grill grate, insert thermometer probe and smoke for 4 hours.
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    • 6

      After 4 hours, increase grill temperature to 250℉. When internal meat temperature reaches 160℉, remove brisket from the grill and wrap in foil. Do not remove thermometer probe.
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    • 7

      Place foiled brisket back on grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 204℉, about another 4-6 hours total.
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    • 8

      Remove brisket and allow to rest in the foil for at least 30 minutes.
    • 9

      Combine mustard, ketchup, Traeger BBQ sauce, mayo, and chopped pickles to make special sauce.
    • 10

      Smear sauce on buns. Slice brisket after resting and place on buns with iceberg lettuce and extra pickles. Enjoy!

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